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


    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

State of the Parks Report

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Date: January 4, 2010

The State of the Parks Report 2009 has been released and communicates the various accomplishments met by the staff, partners and volunteers of Gateway National Recreation Area. The park is committed to protecting and preserving our natural and cultural resources  and providing opportunities for visitor enjoyment.

Did You Know?

Dimmed and camoflagued Sandy Hook lighthouse at night in World War II.

Did you know that the Sandy Hook Light was dimmed in World War II and painted in camoflague? Homes and businesses within five miles of the ocean were required to use blackout curtains in order to protect ships from attacks by German U-Boats. More...