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.
Our Staff & Offices
Photo by Dr. Sung Won Kim, Volunteer-in-Parks
Gateway's three units are administered from offices at Fort Wadsworth, where the Verrazano Bridge meets Staten Island. Staff can be reached during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. All mail should be sent to Gateway Headquarters. Mail intended for a particular person or unit should be labeled as such on the envelope.
Gateway National Recreation Area
Park Police--24 hours (law enforcement for Jamaica Bay and Staten Island units)
Public Affairs Office/Press Inquiries
Gateway has several smaller offices throughout its three units. However, it is best to reach them via phone. (At this writing, most of Gateway remains closed due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Offices in those areas are not open to the public.)
Jamaica Bay Unit (718-338-3799) includes:
Staten Island Unit (718-354-4617) includes:
Sandy Hook Unit has no phone service at this time due to Hurricane Sandy. Unit includes:
Did You Know?
The first transatlantic flight departed from the Rockaway Naval Air Station on Jamaica Bay in 1919. Today, it is the site of Gateway NRA's Jacob Riis Park.