These 11 sites preserve more than 400 years of American history! We invite you to explore the past and investigate its relevance in our lives today. From the birth of American democracy to the evolution of commerce, harbor defense, ecology and immigration, the breadth of themes commemorated through the National Parks of New York Harbor reflect the richness and diversity of our heritage.
Share with your friends, and help us raise awareness about the National Parks of New York Harbor (NPNH). Although our 11 national parks site facilities are currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we'd like for you to join us as we highlight our parks along with National Park Sites nationwide on our page.
NPNH park sites surround the Port of New York, covering an area of nearly 27,000 acres and hosting more than 18 million visitors.
NPNH includes some of our nation's most significant urban national parks, including Statue of Liberty National Monument and Ellis Island; Gateway National Recreation Area (Staten Island Unit, Jamaica Bay Unit, Sandy Hook Unit); African Burial Ground National Monument; Governors Island National Monument; Federal Hall National Memorial; Castle Clinton National Monument; Hamilton Grange National Memorial; General Grant National Memorial; St. Paul's Church National Historic Site; Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site; and Stonewall National Monument.
The Lower East Side Tenement Museum is also an NPS-affiliated site with NPNH.