Crafting Your Experience

New YorkParks & Nature
National Park Service

National Parks of New York Harbor

There are 23 destinations and 11 amazing parks within the National Parks of New York Harbor. Learn the stories of four fascinating places you will want to visit: Federal Hall, Stonewall, African Burial Ground and Governors Island National Monuments.

  • 1.

    African Burial Ground National Monument

    African Burial Ground National Monument

    In this sacred space, discover how free and enslaved Africans contributed to the physical and spiritual development of Lower Manhattan during the 17th and 18th centuries.

  • 2.

    Stonewall National Monument

    Stonewall National Monument

    In 1969, patrons of the Stonewall Inn clashed with police during a raid, energizing the movement for LGBT equality.

  • 3.

    Federal Hall National Memorial

    Federal Hall National Memorial

    Learn about the birthplace of American government

  • 4.

    Experience the Parks of Lower Manhattan

    Experience the Parks of Lower Manhattan

    Discover Stonewall, Governors Island, African Burial Ground, and Federal Hall National Monuments.

  • 5.

    Governors Island National Monument

    Governors Island National Monument

    Discover how Governors Island evolved from a colonial outpost to a major military headquarters to its current life as one of the city’s most exciting historical and recreational venues.

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