VISIT Castle Clinton National Monument:
Castle Clinton National Monument was established on August 12, 1946.
|Address||Battery Park, New York, NY, 10004|
|Hours||Open every day but Christmas, 7:45am - 5:00pm|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Castle Clinton National Monument. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Castle Clinton National Monument is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Castle Clinton National Monument are October, September, May & June.
Castle Clinton National Monument Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Castle Clinton National Monument is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Castle Clinton National Monument.
|Federal Hall National Memorial||0 mi|
|Governors Island National Monument||1 mi|
|African Burial Ground National Monument||1 mi|
|Statue of Liberty National Monument||2 mi|
|Stonewall National Monument||2 mi|
|Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site||3 mi|
|General Grant National Memorial||8 mi|
|Hamilton Grange National Memorial||9 mi|
|Thomas Edison National Historical Park||13 mi|
|Saint Paul's Church National Historic Site||16 mi|
Nearby Campsites & RV Parks
If you are looking to pitch a tent or park an RV at a campsite near Castle Clinton National Monument, here is a list of the closest campsites in the surrounding area. They all have slightly different amenitites, so its best to check them all out instead of just chosing the first on the list.
|Fort Wadsworth - Gateway National Rec Area||Staten Island, NY more||7 miles|
|Floyd Bennett Field - Gateway National Rec Area||Brooklyn, NY more||11 miles|
|Sandy Hook - Gateway National Rec Area||Highlands, NJ more||18 miles|
|Cheesequake State Park||South Amboy, NJ more||22 miles|
|Battle Row||Old Bethpage, NY more||30 miles|
|Earle RV Military||Colts Neck, NJ more||31 miles|
|Croton Point Park||Croton-on-Huds, NY more||33 miles|
|Mahlon Dickerson Reservation||Lake Hopatcong, NJ more||36 miles|
|Beaver Pond - Harriman State Park||Stony Point, NY more||36 miles|
|Allaire State Park||Farmingdale, NJ more||38 miles|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Castle Clinton National Monument:
|Greek Peak Mountain||New York, NY||2,100 ft||40%||1 mi|
|Campgaw Mountain||Mahwah, NJ||720 ft||14%||26 mi|
|Belleayre Mountain||Highmount, NY||3,429 ft||43%||34 mi|
|Mt. Peter||Greenwood Lake, NY||1,250 ft||36%||39 mi|
|Mountain Creek||Hackettstown, NJ||1,480 ft||41%||43 mi|
|Tuxedo Ridge||Central Valley, NY||1,400 ft||30%||44 mi|
|Winter4Kids (Youth Only)||Vernon Twp, NJ||1,435 ft||45%||45 mi|
|Shawnee Mountain||East Stroudsburg, PA||1,350 ft||37%||59 mi|
|Thunder Ridge||Patterson, NY||1,270 ft||29%||60 mi|
|Sawkill||Wallkill, NY||2,215 ft||13%||62 mi|
|Holiday Mountain||Monticello, NY||1,300 ft||35%||71 mi|
|Woodbury Ski Area||Woodbury, CT||850 ft||34%||72 mi|
|Camelback Mountain||Tannersville, PA||2,050 ft||39%||74 mi|
|Ski Sundown||New Hartford, CT||1,075 ft||30%||78 mi|
|Spring Mountain||Schwenksville, PA||528 ft||26%||83 mi|
|Mt. Southington||Plantsville, CT||525 ft||32%||84 mi|
|Big Boulder||Lake Harmony, PA||2,175 ft||31%||86 mi|
|Mohawk Mountain||West Cornwall, CT||1,600 ft||36%||86 mi|
|Jack Frost||White Haven, PA||2,000 ft||43%||90 mi|
|Snow Ridge||Turin, NY||2,000 ft||38%||92 mi|
|Bear Creek Mountain||Macungie, PA||1,110 ft||36%||94 mi|
|Montage Mountain||Scranton, PA||1,960 ft||46%||97 mi|
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Castle Clinton National Monument, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Castle Clinton National Monument.
|Newark Liberty International Airport||EWR||New York, NJ||8 mi|
|LaGuardia Airport||LGA||New York, NY||9 mi|
|John F. Kennedy International Airport||JFK||New York, NY||13 mi|
|Philadelphia International Airport||PHL||Philadelphia, PA||86 mi|
|Theodore Francis Green State Airport||PVD||Providence, RI||152 mi|
|Baltimore/Washington International Airport||BWI||Baltimore, MD||176 mi|
|Logan International Airport||BOS||Boston, MA||193 mi|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Castle Clinton National Monument.
|Westchester County Airport||HPN||White Plains, NY||30 mi|
|Long Island Mac Arthur Airport||ISP||Islip, NY||48 mi|
|Trenton Mercer Airport||TTN||Trenton, NJ||51 mi|
|New York Stewart International Airport||SWF||Newburgh, NY||55 mi|
|Igor I Sikorsky Memorial Airport||BDR||Bridgeport, CT||56 mi|
|Northeast Philadelphia Airport||PNE||Philadelphia, PA||68 mi|
|Tweed New Haven Airport||HVN||New Haven, CT||70 mi|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.