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.
Gateway National Recreation Area
Park map and other map resources for the park, including a bird migration map.
Information about Jennifer T. Nersesian, Superintendent of Gateway National Recreation Area.
National Parks of New York Harbor
National Park Service Media Room
Quick links to National Park Service news and information servicewide.
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...