$529 - $1200 / night

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Established Camping

Collective Governors Island


You’ve never experienced New York City like this before. A quick ferry ride from downtown Manhattan, our peaceful oasis is nestled in the hills of historic Governors Island. You’ll be surrounded by sprawling green spaces, with unparalleled views of the Statue of Liberty across the New York Harbor. It’s a retreat unlike any other in the world. The retreat includes Three Peaks Lodge dining and group activities space, a great lawn, and a collection of luxury outdoor accommodations (Summit Tents and Outlook Shelters) with en-suite bathrooms and entry level Journey Tents that offer a private dedicated bathroom that can be locked and that includes full flush toilets, showers, hot running water and amenities.

**Getting Here: **Collective Governors Island is located eight minutes from Lower Manhattan and five minutes from Brooklyn via ferry. All guests must arrive at Collective Governors Island on one of these ferries. The full ferry schedule can be found here.

Manhattan ferries run daily: 10 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. (Monday-Friday) and 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Saturdays and Sundays)

Brooklyn ferries run: 10:15 a.m.- 4:15 p.m. (Saturdays and Sundays)

*Note above schedules are subject to changes or time variations depending on time of year. Please confirm the most current ferry schedule here.

MORNINGS BACK TO WORK:Governors Island Ferry only starts transporting back to Manhattan at 10AM to 10 South St., however Collective Retreats guests may take exclusive morning ferries back to 10 South St. at 7:15AM, 7:45AM, 8:15AM, 8:45AM, 9:15AM, and 9:45AM. No reservations are required in advance, see front desk for more info.


Collective Governors Island is located in New York

Detail location of campground


40.69003174484261 N
74.02192269599192 W

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  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • WiFi
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Fires


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Reviewed Mar. 4, 2024


The article also mentions the benefits of camping on Governor Island, such as feeling close to nature, relaxing and enjoying a peaceful space, away from the noise of the city. The language is easy to understand, not too technical, suitable for those who love traveling and camping. driving directions

I found your article to be a good and engaging article, helping readers have an overview and details about the campground at Governor's Island. I hope my review is helpful to you.

Reviewed Mar. 26, 2021


Good site

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to camp at Collective Governors Island?

Camping at Collective Governors Island can cost between $529.00 and $1200.00 depending on the site.

Are fires allowed at Collective Governors Island?

Yes, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, fires are allowed at Collective Governors Island, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Collective Governors Island have wifi?

Yes, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Collective Governors Island does have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Collective Governors Island?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is unknown, AT&T is good, and T-Mobile is good.