Yes, sealed food and beverages are allowed on the ferries and Liberty Island. Lawns, benches, and picnic areas are located around the island. All backpacks, food, and drinks must be secured in visitor lockers at the security tent area before entering the Pedestal and the Statue. Please note that coolers are not allowed on the ferry or island. Visitors can also skip the hassle of bringing food and enjoy dining at the island's restaurant.