Sandy Hook videos
Beaches are only the beginning (3:34)
Sandy Hook’s beaches attract over two million people a year. But did you know about its bird habitat, salt marsh and the largest holly forest on the east coast?
Disappearing guns and nuclear missiles (4:28)
Fort Hancock on Sandy Hook defended New York Harbor using cutting-edge weaponry.
Life at an Army fort (3:09)
Sandy Hook has the oldest standing lighthouse in the U.S. But many of Fort Hancock’s military structures are just as significant. Photos: NPS, Sandy Hook Archives.
Did You Know?
At approximately 32 square miles and over 13000 acres, Jamaica Bay is the largest natural open space in New York City.