Free Shuttle at Riis Landing, Jamaica Bay
Contact: Brian Feeney, 718-354-4607
Free Shuttle Expands Visitor Experience for Ferry Riders
Gateway National Recreation Area is offering Manhattan riders who visit the park by New York Water Taxi ferry an opportunity to see more sites via the new National Park Service Visitor Transport Shuttle Service. The free shuttle originates at Riis Landing on the Rockaway Peninsula and stops at the Jacob Riis Park Boardwalk, the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, and at Floyd Bennett Field, including the Aviator Sports Center and the Historic Aircraft Restoration Hangar.
The shuttle busses are equipped with bike racks and are handicapped accessible. Shuttles operate Saturdays and Sundays only from 10:30 a. m. until 5:30 p.m. through Labor Day. For more information call 718-318-4300.
Did You Know?
Before they built the first airplane, the Wright Brothers were bicycle manufacturers. Today, the historic runways of Gateway's Floyd Bennett Field are used by cyclists throughout the year. More...