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Temporary Construction Alert: Please be advised that several areas on Governors Island will be impacted throughout September due to the installation of Charles Gaines’s “Moving Chains” and the Longines Global Champions Tour. Click here for details.

Temporary Construction Alert: Please be advised that several areas on Governors Island will be impacted throughout September due to the installation of Charles Gaines’s “Moving Chains” and the Longines Global Champions Tour. Click here for details.

Open at all times
See the schedule for island hours.

Gov­er­nors Island offers 7 miles of car free bik­ing! Rent from Blaz­ing Sad­dles, bring your own bike or grab a Citi Bike from one of three dock­ing sta­tions on the Island.

Blaz­ing Sad­dles (Open Sun­day-Thurs­day, 10AM – 5:30PM; Fri­day & Sat­ur­day, 10AM – 7:30PM)
Blaz­ing Sad­dles offers bikes, Go-Carts, sur­reys, ped­al cars, scoot­ers, sleds and more for rental. Free Bike Morn­ings allow vis­i­tors to bor­row a bike from Blaz­ing Sad­dles for free for up to one hour every week­day between 10 AM and noon. Come vis­it Blaz­ing Sad­dles at the north end of Colonels Row and explore the Island!

Find out more here. Please note, group rentals (for free week­day bike morn­ings and all oth­er times) of 50 peo­ple or more must give two weeks notice for Blaz­ing Sad­dles to accom­mo­date. Please call Blaz­ing Sad­dles at 9174409094 with all large group vis­its or for more information.

Citi Bike
Three Citi Bike dock­ing sta­tions are locat­ed on Gov­er­nors Island! Use your Citi Bike mem­ber­ship at the dock­ing sta­tions near Sois­sons Land­ing, Yan­kee Pier or Pic­nic Point.

Blaz­ing Sad­dles’ state­ment on COVID-19 pre­cau­tions:
At Blaz­ing Sad­dles Bike Rentals & Tours, we care about our cus­tomers hav­ing the best bike ride of their lives almost as much as we care about their health and safe­ty. Read below about the mea­sures we have put in place to keep every­one safe.

  • Cus­tomers and employ­ees are required to wear a mask at all times while in our ser­vice area
  • We mon­i­tor our ser­vice area to ensure that our social dis­tance max­i­mum capac­i­ty is maintained
  • Hand san­i­ta­tion sta­tions are set up through the loca­tion, and gloves are avail­able upon request
  • Before open­ing and after clos­ing each day, our equip­ment and coun­ters are sanitized
  • Through­out the day coun­ters and cash reg­is­ter areas are thor­ough­ly dis­in­fect­ed after each use
  • Bicy­cles and hel­mets are dis­in­fect­ed after com­ing into con­tact with each customer
  • Every employ­ee is trained on san­i­tiz­ing protocols
  • Employ­ees are required to answer ques­tions regard­ing their health before each shift
  • All required post­ings, includ­ing social dis­tanc­ing and COVID symp­toms, are on display
Open at all times
See the schedule for island hours.