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.
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?
Did you know that the Sandy Hook Light was dimmed in World War II and painted in camoflague? Homes and businesses within five miles of the ocean were required to use blackout curtains in order to protect ships from attacks by German U-Boats. More...