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.
Maritime Forest Winter Walk
Join a national park ranger on Saturday, February 2o at 1pm for a winter walk through the Maritime Forest trails at Great Kills Park, Gateway National Recreation Area. Learn how the plants and animals survive the winter, and enjoy the quiet and peacefulness of this hidden treasure. Bring binoculars and dress appropriately for trail hiking. Meet at the Great Kills Park Education Field Station. Contact Jean Holloway, Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center at 718-354-4500 to make a reservation.
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...