• Get away to Gateway, where you can camp and stay healthy with heart-smart activities. Photo by Sebastiano Privitera; used by permission.

    Gateway

    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

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  • Sand Replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach

    Sand replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach has begun. During this project, sections of the beach will be closed to the public for their safety. Replenishment is expected to take up to two weeks.

Park Planning

Overlook at Fort Wadsworth

Gateway National Recreation Area is made up of 26,000 acres Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and New Jersey.  Come visit this National Park in NYC's backyard.

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The National Park Service (NPS) plans for one purpose - to ensure that the decisions it makes will be carried out as effectively and efficiently as possible. All of Gateway's planning helps us create a strategy to make sure that our park is protected unimpaired for future generations.


Did You Know?

Fort Hancock Foghorn newspaper announces Judy Garland's performance in 1943

Did you know that many celebrities visited Fort Hancock in World War II? Judy Garland performed for the soldiers at Fort Hancock in 1943. Lana Turner also visited the fort during the war. More...