Sandy Hook's False Tip Closed
The false tip area of Sandy Hook is closed due to safety concerns while the Army Corps of Engineers continues their dredging operations.
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?
The first transatlantic flight departed from the Rockaway Naval Air Station on Jamaica Bay in 1919. Today, it is the site of Gateway NRA's Jacob Riis Park.