You can avoid crowds in the morning before noon and later in the evening after 6:00 PM.
Battery Park is open daily from 6:00 AM to 12:00 AM.
Explore New York's iconic park, the birthplace of the city we know today. In Battery Park, you can find many monuments that commemorate historical events that helped the city grow in the past. Learn more about the Dutch establishment of New Amsterdam while looking at the Netherland Monument, or discover the Jewish Tercentenary Monument to find out more about the first Jewish settlers in the country.
Battery Park is an excellent spot for family days out and mindful walks alone. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of North America's most extensive perennial gardens, and admire magnificent views of New York harbor and the Statue of Liberty. Battery Park offers many educational and entertaining programs, such as bird walks, yoga sessions, urban farm experience, art, music, and dance performances.
Battery Park is located near State Street and Battery Place.
The closest subway stations are Bowling Green for trains 4 and 5, South Ferry for train 1, and Whitehall Street for trains N, W, and R. All stations are a few minutes from the park.
Experience Battery Park with the self-guided audio tour History of Lower Manhattan: Discovering New York City's Dutch Origins. Discover the Dutch past of New York City and travel back in time while exploring the attractions of Battery Park. Easy navigation with offline maps and travel tips are all in just one app.