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National Park Service | New York

Castle Clinton National Monument
Castle Clinton National Monument, named for Dewitt Clinton the Mayor of NYC, was a fully armed and staffed fort constructed to defend New York Harbor, although it never fired upon the enemy during the War of 1812. It was changed from a fort to an immigrant landing depot for approximately 34 years.

Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site
The only National Historic Site dedicated to a First Lady, Val-Kill, her home on the Hundson River, welcomes the visitor as Mrs. Roosevelt welcomed her many guests.

Ellis Island National Monument
Between 1892 and 1954, approximately 12 million steerage and third class steamship passengers who entered the United States through the port of New York were legally and medically inspected at Ellis Island.

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
The Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor covers 524 miles in Upstate New York. This waterway played a key role in turning New York City into a preeminent center for commerce, industry, and finance.

Federal Hall National Memorial
26 Wall Street was the site of New York City's City Hall. The First Congress met in the Federal Hall, and wrote the Bill of Rights, and George Washington was inaugurated here as President on April 30, 1789.

Fire Island National Seashore
Pristine ocean shores, an ancient maritime forest, legacies of lighthouse keepers, and the historic estate of William Floyd are just a few of the recreational, natural, and cultural resources of Fire Island National Seashore.

Fort Stanwix National Monument
Fort Stanwix is where our shared heritage comes alive everyday, and explore the sights, sounds, smells and feel of the 18th century. Discover how people endured harsh lives along the Oneida Carrying Place, the superhighway of the 18th century, and directly contributed to the American victory at Saratoga and westward expansion through New York s gateway to the west.

Gateway National Recreation Area
Gateway NRA is a 26,000 acre recreation area located in the heart of the New York metropolitan area.

General Grant National Memorial
This memorial to Ulysses S. Grant, victorious Union commander of the Civil War, includes the tomb of General Grant and his wife, Julia Dent Grant. During the Civil War, Grant's tenacity and boldness led to victories in the Battles of Vicksburg and Chattanooga and Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox. A grateful nation twice elected Grant to serve as President of the United States,

Govenors Island National Monument
In 1652, Governors Island, located a half-mile from Manhattans southern tip, was reserved as a private estate for New Amsterdams Dutch governors and also for New Yorks English governors.

Hamilton Grange National Memorial
Hamilton Grange National Memorial preserves the home of founding father Alexander Hamilton. This house was completed in 1802 and named "The Grange" after the Hamilton family's ancestral home in Scotland, but served as his home for only two years. On July 11, 1804, Hamilton was fatally wounded in a duel with his political rival Aaron Burr.

Home Of Franklin D Roosevelt National Historic Site
The Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site contains "Springwood", the lifelong home of America's only 4-term President.

Lower East Side Tenement Museum National Historic Site

Manhattan Sites

Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site is found in Kinderhook, New York. The Eighth President of the United States, Martin Van Buren purchased the estate in 1839 during his Presidency

National Parks of New York Harbor

Sagamore Hill National Historic Site
Sagamore Hill was the home of Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States, from 1885 until his death in 1919

Saint Pauls Church National Historic Site
This 18th-century church is one of New York's oldest parishes (1665-1980). The adjoining cemetery contains burials dating from 1704.

Saratoga National Historical Park
Site of the first significant American military victory during the Revolution, the Battles of Saratoga rank among the fifteen most decisive battles in world history. The park now comprises three separate units: the 4 square mile Battlefield in Stillwater, New York, the General Philip Schuyler House eight miles north in Schuylerville and the Saratoga Monument in the nearby village of Victory.

Statue Of Liberty National Monument
Located in New York Harbor, the Statue of Liberty was a gift of international friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States.

Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site
Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States, lived at this site from his birth, until he was 14 years old. The reconstructed house contains five period rooms, two museum galleries and a bookstore.

Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site
The Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural NHS preserves the former Ansley Wilcox home, the scene of the inauguration on September 14th, 1901.

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
The Vanderbilt Estate in Hyde Park, New York is perhaps the best, most intact example of the types of estates constructed by wealthy industrialists in the 19th century.

Womens Rights National Historical Park
In the Wesleyan Chapel, the First Women's Rights Convention in American history was held. While women have achieved greater equality with the vote, property rights and education, the revolution continues throughout the world today. Find out how it all began at Women's Rights National Historical Park

New York State Parks | New York

Allan H Treman State Marine Park

Allegany State Park Quaker Area

Allegany State Park Red House Area

Anthony Wayne Recreation Area Harriman State Park

Artpark State Park Earl W Brydges

Battle Island State Park

Bayard Cutting Arboretum State Park

Bayswater Point State Park

Bear Mountain State Park

Beaver Island State Park

Beaver Pond Campgrounds Harriman State Park

Belmont Lake State Park

Bethpage State Park

Betty and Wilbur Davis State Park

Big Six Mile Creek Marina

Blauvelt State Park

Bonavista State Park Golf Course

Bowman Lake State Park

Brookhaven State Park

Buckhorn Island State Park

Burnham Point State Park

Buttermilk Falls State Park

Caleb Smith State Park Preserve

Camp Hero State Park

Canandaigua Lake State Marine Park

Canoe Picnic Point State Park

Captree State Park

Catharine Valley Trail

Caumsett State Historic Park

Cayuga Lake State Park

Cedar Island State Park

Cedar Point State Park

Chenango Valley State Park

Cherry Plain State Park

Chimney Bluffs State Park

Chittenango Falls State Park

Clark Reservation State Park

Clay Pit Ponds State Park Preserve

Cold Spring Harbor State Park

Coles Creek State Park

Conesus Lake Boat Launch

Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Cumberland Bay State Park

Darien Lakes State Park

De Veaux Woods State Park

Deans Cove Boat Launch

Delta Lake State Park

Devil's Hole State Park

Dewolf Point State Park

East River State Park

Eel Weir State Park

Evangola State Park

Fahnestock State Park

Fahnestock Winter Park

Fair Haven Beach State Park

Fillmore Glen State Park

Fort Niagara State Park

Four Mile Creek State Park

Franklin D Roosevelt State Park

Gantry Plaza State Park

Gilbert Lake State Park

Gilgo State Park

Glimmerglass State Park

Golden Hill State Park

Goosepond Mountain State Park

Grafton Lakes State Park

Grass Point State Park

Green Lakes State Park

Hallock State Park Preserve

Hamlin Beach State Park

Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area

Harriman State Park

Heckscher State Park

Hempstead Lake State Park

High Tor State Park

Highland Lakes State Park

Hither Hills State Park

Honeoye Lake Boat Launch State Park

Hudson Highlands State Park

Hudson River Islands State Park

Irondequoit Bay State Marine Park

Jacques Cartier State Park

James Baird State Park

Jones Beach State Park

Joseph Davis State Park

Keewaydin State Park

Keuka Lake State Park

Knox Farm State Park

Kring Point State Park

Lake Erie State Park

Lake Superior State Park

Lake Taghkanic State Park

Lake Tiorati Beach Harriman State Park

Lake Welch Beach Harriman State Park

Lakeside Beach State Park

Letchworth State Park

Lodi Point State Park

Long Point State Park Finger Lakes

Long Point State Park on Lake Chautauqua

Long Point State Park Thousand Islands

Macomb Reservation State Park

Mark Twain State Park and Soaring Eagles Golf Course

Mary Island State Park

Max V Shaul State Park

Mexico Point Boat Launch

Midway State Park

Mills Norrie State Park Margaret Lewis Norrie

Mine Kill State Park

Minnewaska State Park Preserve

Montauk Downs State Park

Montauk Point State Park

Moreau Lake State Park

Newtown Battlefield State Park

Niagara Falls State Park

Nissequogue River State Park

Nyack Beach State Park

Oak Orchard State Marine Park

Ogden Mills and Ruth Livingston Mills State Park

Old Croton Aqueduct State Historic Park

Old Erie Canal State Historic Park

Oquaga Creek State Park

Orient Beach State Park

Park at the Fair

Peebles Island State Park

Pine Grove Boat Launch

Pinnacle State Park and Golf Course

Pixley Falls State Park

Point Au Roche State Park

Reservoir State Park

Riverbank State Park

Robert G Wehle State Park

Robert H Treman State Park

Robert Moses State Park Long Island

Robert Moses State Park Thousand Islands

Robert V Riddell State Park

Roberto Clemente State Park

Rockefeller State Park Preserve

Rockland Lake State Park

Sampson State Park

Sandy Island Beach State Park

Saratoga Lake State Boat Launch

Saratoga Spa State Park

Schodack Island State Park

Schunnemunk State Park

Sebago Cabin Camp Harriman State Park

Selkirk Shores State Park

Seneca Lake State Park

Shadmoor State Park

Silver Lake State Park

Silver Mine Harriman State Park

Southwick Beach State Park

St Lawrence State Park Golf Course

State Park at the Fair

Sterling Forest State Park

Stony Brook State Park

Storm King State Park

Sunken Meadow State Park Governor Alfred E Smith

Taconic State Park Copake Falls Area

Taconic State Park Rudd Pond Area

Tallman Mountain State Park

Taughannock Falls State Park

Thacher State Park John Boyd Thacher

Thompsons Lake State Park

Trail View State Park

Two Rivers State Park Recreation Area

Valley Stream State Park

Verona Beach State Park

Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park

Waterson Point State Park

Watkins Glen State Park

Wellesley Island State Park

Westcott Beach State Park

Whetstone Gulf State Park

Whirlpool State Park

Wildwood State Park

Wilson Tuscarora State Park

Woodlawn Beach State Park

US Fish and Wildlife Service | New York

Amagansett National Wildlife Refuge

Conscience Point National Wildlife Refuge

Elizabeth A. Morton National Wildlife Refuge

Elizabeth A. Morton NWR

Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge

Montezuma National Wildlife Refuge

Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge

Seatuck National Wildlife Refuge

Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge

Target Rock National Wildlife Refuge

Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge

US Army Corps of Engineers | New York

Almond Lake

East Sidney Lake

Mount Morris Dam and Recreation Area

Mt Morris Lake

Whitney Point

US Department of Transportation | New York

Seaway Trail Scenic Byway

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