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March 05, 2014
Tourism to National Parks of New York Harbor creates more than 390 Million Dollars in Economic Benefit
Tourism to National Parks of New York Harbor creates more than $390 Million in Economic Benefit. Report shows visitor spending supports 4,395 jobs in local economy.

March 04, 2014
Wood Chipping to Begin at Great Kills Park Staten Island
Wood Chipping to Begin at Great Kills Park, Staten Island.

December 20, 2013
New Leases on Life at Fort Hancock
Gateway receives dozens of responses to its Request for Expressions of Interest

November 05, 2013
Invest in Historic Shoreline Properties- Media Tour of Fort Hancock
Media tour of Sandy Hook's Fort Hancock held November 8, 2013.

October 22, 2013
Honor History- Invest in its Future
Honor History, Invest in its Future. Gateway seeks new uses for historic buildings at Fort Hancock.

September 05, 2013
Jennifer T. Nersesian Selected as Superintendent of Gateway National Recreation Area
Jennifer T. Nersesian selected as superintendent of Gateway National Recreation Area.

August 06, 2013
Gateway National Recreation Area Draft General Management Plan Unveiled
Gateway National Recreation Area Draft General Management Plan is Unveiled, Public Invited to Help Shape Vision for a Great Urban National Park

June 19, 2013
Fort Hancock Advisory Committee to meet June 28 2013
Next Fort Hancock FACA meeting June 28 2013

May 23, 2013
We Love the Smell of Sunscreen in the Morning
All lifeguarded beaches at Gateway National Recreation Area open this weekend.

May 22, 2013
Great Kills Park boat ramp reopens to public
Ready, Set, Launch! Great Kills Park's Boat Ramp Reopens to Public on May 25

April 24, 2013
Sandy Hook reopens to public on May 1st
Sandy Hook reopens on May 1st for the first time since Hurricane Sandy.

April 19, 2013
Miller Field Reopens to the public on April 20
Miller Field reopens to the public on April 20.

April 19, 2013
Gateway announces plan to rebuild Nichols Marina at Great Kills
Gateway Nation Recreation Area today announced a series of steps to rebuild the Nichols Marina in Great Kills Harbor on Staten Island.

March 04, 2013
Fort Hancock Advisory Committee to meet March 12
The Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee will hold its second meeting Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch, N.J. from 9 A.M. to 5:30 P.M.

January 09, 2013
Contract awarded for investigation, clean up of contamination at Great Kills Park
Tidewater, Inc. has been awarded a contract, through an Inter-Agency Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), to investigate and clean up radiological contamination at Gateway National Recreation Area's Great Kills Park on Staten Island

January 08, 2013
Fort Hancock Advisory Committee to hold first meeting January 23-24
The Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee will hold its first meeting January 23-24, 2013 at the Ocean Place Resort and Spa in Long Branch, N.J. (not at Monmouth University, as stated in the Federal Register notice).

September 05, 2012
Interior Department announces FACA committee members; will make recommendations for reuse plan of Fort Hancock
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has nominated 20 citizens to serve on the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee. This committee will provide recommendations for the historic reuse of more than 30 historic buildings in the Fort Hancock Historic Landmark District within Gateway's Sandy Hook Unit.

August 30, 2012
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins radiological survey of closed areas in Great Kills Park
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducted a radiological survey of closed areas in Gateway NRA's Great Kills Park on Monday, August 27 through Wednesday, August 29, 2012. The first areas surveyed included the fishing area along Great Kills Harbor. Depending on the results of the survey, the fishing area may be reopened for use in 2012.

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.