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.
Winter Animal Homes 2009
Contact: Julia Clebsch, 718-318-3482
When winter arrives, where do wild animals go? Bring your children, ages 4 to 8, to Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge from 1 PM to 2 PM and find out. Listen to a winter story, enjoy a short nature walk with a ranger, and create an edible decoration for the birds and animals! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Reservations are required. Call (718) 318-4340 between 9 AM and 5 PM for information and to make a reservation. Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, a unit of Gateway National Recreation Area, is located in Queens between Howard Beach and Broad Channel.
Did You Know?
Did you know that many celebrities visited Fort Hancock in World War II? Judy Garland performed for the soldiers at Fort Hancock in 1943. Lana Turner also visited the fort during the war. More...