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's General Management Plan
In 1979, Gateway published its first and only General Management Plan (GMP). The park is in the last phase of developing a new GMP, which sets the park's basic priorities: to serve the public and preserve the park's natural, historic and recreational resources.
Our public comment period was from August 2, 2013 to October 22, 2013. Thanks to all of you that commented. The final General Management Plan should be released this winter.
Looking for a beach club or other business at Gateway?
A list of websites and phone numbers of concessions operating at Gateway, including the Silver Gull and Breezy Point beach clubs, can be found here.
The National Park Service, with the advice of the Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee, is seeking interested parties to redevelop historic structures in the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area. Submissions are due by 5 pm December 16, 2013. Individuals, governmental agencies, not-for-profit and for-profit orgnizations are welcome to submit proposals. All legal uses will be considered.There will be two site visits: November 6 and November 14 at 10 a.m. Read more
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Sandy Hook Light was dimmed in World War II and painted in camoflague? Homes and businesses within five miles of the ocean were required to use blackout curtains in order to protect ships from attacks by German U-Boats. More...