• 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

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.

NPS PHOTO

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 Wadsworth

Fort Wadsworth, located on Staten Island at the Narrows (next to the Verrazano Bridge), is one of the oldest military sites in the nation. This site has controlled the entrance to New York Harbor since the Washington administration.