• Get away to Gateway, where you can camp and stay healthy with heart-smart activities. Photo by Sebastiano Privitera; used by permission.

    Gateway

    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

Maritime Forest Winter Walk

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Date: February 16, 2010

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?

Fort Wadsworth

Fort Wadsworth, located on Staten Island at the Narrows (next to the Verrazano Bridge), is one of the oldest military sites in the nation. This site has controlled the entrance to New York Harbor since the Washington administration.