Governors Island will be open until 7PM on July 4 with ferry service from Brooklyn and Manhattan

The Easiest Way To Get Away

Governors Island is a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. It’s only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

Become a Governors Island Founding Member Today!

Our brand new membership program offers you the opportunity to join our growing community. You'll get special insider access while your support will help care for our lush landscapes, create more free public programming, and ensure the Island remains a vibrant shared space for all. See membership levels.