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.

Governors Island is open year-round!

Wintery walks through The Hills. Spring blooms in Liggett Terrace. Summertime relaxation in Hammock Grove. The changing leaves of Nolan Park's historic trees. Governors Island is open to the public year-round, allowing visitors to enjoy the splendor of all four seasons on the Island. Click here to plan your visit any time of year.