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?
All of Gateway NRA's units include sites that defended New York Harbor from attacks from the sea, from the Revolutionary War through World War II. They are Fort Hancock, Fort Tilden, and Fort Wadsworth. Learn about the history of coastal defense by visiting any of these sites. More...