! Alert

Due to excessive heat this weekend, we encourage you to take precautions, bring plenty of water to Governors Island and to stay hydrated.

If you’re not feeling well, visit our first aid station at Soissons Landing or contact Island security at 212-809-3299.

Please note that due to the heat, program hours and events may be changed or canceled.

Due to excessive heat this weekend, we encourage you to take precautions, bring plenty of water to Governors Island and to stay hydrated.

If you’re not feeling well, visit our first aid station at Soissons Landing or contact Island security at 212-809-3299.

Please note that due to the heat, program hours and events may be changed or canceled.

NYC Audubon will close early on Saturday 7/20 and Sunday 7/21.

Visit NYC Audubon’s seasonal nature center for family-friendly activities, information on the city’s birds and habitats, binoculars to borrow and opportunities to meet avian-inspired artists at work. Bird walks and nature-themed workshops will also be scheduled on weekends throughout the season.

Guided Bird Walks with NYC Audubon
Saturdays, 2-3 PM: July 27, August 10 and August 24
Sundays, 2-3 PM: August 18
Meet at Nolan Park House 17 for a free, guided bird walk around beautiful and historic Governors Island, which boasts over 192 species recorded on ebird.org. Learn about the island’s fascinating history and search for waterbirds, raptors, waterfowl, and more. Binoculars are available to borrow. No registration necessary.

Getting there
3 Minutes from Soissons Landing 7 Minutes from Yankee Pier
1 Minutes from Soissons Landing 5 Minutes from Yankee Pier
Hours
Wednesday 11:00 am — 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am — 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am — 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am — 5:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am — 5:00 pm