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.
The Floyd Bennett Field Archery Range will be closed on October 22
Sections of the archery range parking lot will be excavated by the Army Corps of Engineers, to remove defunct fuel lines. The archery range will reopen October 23.
Sandy Hook Unit announces Spermaceti Cove Visitor Center closing and relocating to the Lighthouse Keeper’s Quarters until spring 2013
Contact: Jennifer Cox, 732-872-5914
Effective Monday, October 15, 2012, the Sandy Hook - Spermaceti Cove Visitor Center will close and relocate to the Sandy Hook Lighthouse Keepers Quarters. The Spermaceti Cove Visitor Center will be closed until spring 2013 based on visitor patterns and anticipated staffing levels for the coming year.
Sandy Hook Light House Keepers Quarters: Highlands, N.J. (732) 872-5970
Open each day, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Lighthouse tours take place Sunday through Saturday, 1:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.
Public inquiries pertaining to National Park Service programs and facility open/closure hours may be directed www.nps.gov/gate.You can also find Gateway National Recreation Area on Facebook and Twitter.
Did You Know?
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