Plan Your Visit


Ferries and both Liberty Island and Ellis Island grounds are wheelchair accessible.


A limited number of wheelchairs are available at both Liberty Island and Ellis Island on first come, first served basis.

Only assistance/service animals for the disabled are allowed on ferries and in the parks.

Visitors going to the observation pedestal are required to climb 24 stairs. Elevators are available for the Ft. Wood Promenade area.

All buildings are handicapped accessible

Restrooms are available in the Monument and near all food and beverage areas.

The information center has an assisted portable induction loop system for those who are hearing impaired.

Ranger-guided ASL – American Sign Language translation tours are available at both Liberty and Ellis Island. They are provided on scheduled intervals at both islands for free.

There are emergency medical services on both islands.

Parking is available at both departure points using official placards. Restrooms are available at both departures points.