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.
The Floyd Bennett Field Archery Range will be closed on October 22
Sections of the archery range parking lot will be excavated by the Army Corps of Engineers, to remove defunct fuel lines. The archery range will reopen October 23.
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.
Jamaica Bay Unit Coordinator
The Jamaica Bay unit includes:
Staten Island Unit Coordinator
The Staten Island unit includes
Sandy Hook Unit Coordinator
Did You Know?
Journalist Jacob Riis was called "New York's most useful citizen," by Theodore Roosevelt. Riis often accompanied Police Commissioner Roosevelt in raids exposing the hardship of life for New York City's poor and immigrant populations and published his photos in newspapers. More...