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Governors Island: general information

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Governors Island

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  • Type of destination: National Monument
  • Location of destination: USA - New York
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In lower Manhattan, on-street parking is extremely difficult to find. Parking is metered at one-hour intervals. Parking regulations are vigorously enforced and parking tickets are very costly. Taking public transportation is the best way to get to the ferry to Governors Island.
Directions & Ferry Schedule
Map of Governors Island Ferry Terminal at the Battery Maritime Building.
This is the official Park Map by the National Park Service.
In lower Manhattan, on-street parking is extremely difficult to find. Parking is metered at one-hour intervals. Parking regulations are vigorously enforced and parking tickets are very costly. Taking public transportation is the best way to get to the ferry to Governors Island.
Directions & Ferry Schedule
Map of Governors Island Ferry Terminal at the Battery Maritime Building.
This is the official Park Map by the National Park Service.

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