Sandy Hook's False Tip Closed
The false tip area of Sandy Hook is closed due to safety concerns while the Army Corps of Engineers continues their dredging operations.
Gateway National Recreation Area: Many Places, One Park
We are not just Sandy Hook. We are not just the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge or Jacob Riis Park. We are not just Fort Tilden. We are not just Frank Charles Park or Hamilton Beach. We are not just Floyd Bennett Field or Canarsie Pier. We are not just Great Kills Park, or Fort Wadsworth, or Miller Field. We are one national park, we are Gateway.
Honor History, Invest in its Future
Gateway is inviting plans that would transform the use of Fort Hancock's historic buildings. These plans are due by 5 pm on December 16, 2013.Read More
Herbert Johnson Lecture Series
The focus of this year's Herbert Johnson Lecture series will be the effects of Sandy on Jamaica Bay and the shore community.Read More
Join the conversation. Visit Gateway on Facebook!
Gateway wants to hear from you. Ask a question or post a comment or photo from your recent visit. Find out what's happening throughout the park.Read More
Volunteer at YOUR National Park
Show your love for Gateway. We are seeking volunteers from the local community to launch a new Volunteer Corps. Sign on to make a difference!Read More
Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee
This committee will advise the NPS on possible future uses of historic buildings at Sandy Hook's Fort Hancock Historic District.Read More
Sesame Street Explores Gateway
Sesame Street's Elmo and Murray have donned their Ranger hats and joined Ranger Shalini Gopie to learn what makes Gateway such a special place.Read More
Did You Know?
Did you know that Fort Hancock, unlike most Army posts during World War II, had a racially integrated unit? The 1225th Army Service Unit had African-American soldiers and in 1943 received a group from the Women's Army Corps. More...