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Our Management Policies

Superintendent's Compendium 2017
Every national park has enabling legislation and regulations that are specific for each unique site. The Superintendent's Compendium is a list of rules for visitors to understand how they can help preserve and protect this park.
Security Standards and Prohibited Items
In order to protect visitors and the park, visitors and their belongings are subject to security screening(s). The Security Standards and Prohibited Items document describes the security screening process and prohibited items.

Liberty Sunset
The Statue of Liberty at sunset.


The Statue of Liberty National Monument is administered by staff of the National Park Service, an agency of the federal government located within the United States Department of the Interior. Law enforcement at this site is under the jurisdiction of the United States Park Police. The park superintendent assumes responsibility for park operations, resource protection and visitor services. The Superintendent's Compendium addresses park-specific issues using federal authority granted to the superintendent. It is reviewed annually and provides a list of regulations under the discretionary authority of the superintendent of the park.

Last updated: November 22, 2017

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Liberty Island
New York, NY 10004


(212) 363-3200

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