Linger, relax and engage with nature at The Battery. Be energized by the scale, beauty, and tranquility of this magnificent waterfront park.
For centuries The Battery’s cherished landscape has overlooked the majestic New York Harbor, where Lady Liberty annually welcomes millions of visitors from around the world. The gardens embrace them all with the power of beauty and the spiritual sustenance of plants.
In 2002, The Battery Conservancy commissioned renowned Dutch plantsman Piet Oudolf to develop a horticultural Master Plan for the park. Known for his use of perennials and native plants, Oudolf’s gardening style is one of texture, fragrance, and color. His gardens engage visitors as they gracefully transition from season to season.
An educational farm that empowers youth to make healthy food choices while learning sustainable farming techniques.
Running along the perimeter of the park amid The Battery’s gardens, it connects the Hudson River Park Bikeway to the East River Esplanade. It is the crucial link in the 31-mile loop that encircles Manhattan/
Castle Clinton and twenty other monuments celebrate the rich history of New York and the nation. The centerpiece of the Conservancy’s revitalization efforts, The Castle has played dynamic roles through its 200-year lifetime.
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