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.
Waiting Out Winter
Contact: Jennifer Wolff, 718-338-4306
Discover wildlife tactics such as hibernation, torpor, and burrowing that facilitate winter survival. On Saturday, January 22, join naturalist Dandelion Dilluvio from 10 AM - 11:30 AM for an indoor and outdoor presentation on wildlife winter survival strategies at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.
What survival strategies does the grey tree frog and spring peeper possess in order to deal with extreme temperatures? Or how do white-footed mice, raccoons and squirrels escape the chilly days of winter? Find answers to these questions and many more.
Dress for the weather, with proper footwear, and bring binoculars.
Did You Know?
Gateway National Recreation Area is mostly made up of water, making it a boater's paradise! Canoeing, kayaking, fishing and sailing are just a few of the ways to enjoy the park. More...