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    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

Bike Gateway

The Multi-Use Path at Sandy Hook Unit offers seven miles of ocean views and historical highlights including Fort Hancock, pictured here.

The Multi-Use Path at Sandy Hook Unit offers seven miles of ocean views and historical highlights including Fort Hancock, pictured here.

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All three units of Gateway-- Staten Island, Jamaica Bay and Sandy Hook-- are great places to ride your bicycle.

Don't have a bike? You can rent a bike at Jamaica Bay, at both Aviator Sports and Recreation in Floyd Bennett Field and from Wheel Fun Rentals at several locations , and at Sandy Hook, at Ray's Bike Rentals! Check out the maps below. (NOTE: Bicycles cannot cross several major bridges in the New York area.)

Always observe the rules of the road while riding your bicycle through Gateway. Wear a helmet and respect the rights of others using the roads and pathways.

 
Rockaway Gateway Greenway

Jamaica Bay Bike Map

Jamaica Bay Unit Bike Map
Bike around the bay! The Rockaway Gateway Greenway bike path will take you to all the hot spots in Jamaica Bay. If you don't have a bike, you can rent one from Wheel Fun Rentals at Jacob Riis Park, Riis Landing and Canarsie Pier.

 
Fort Tilden / Jacob Riis Park Bike Map

Tilden / Riis Bike Map

Fort Tilden / Jacob Riis Park Bike Map
As you bike the bay be sure to check out the beaches at Jacob Riis Park or take a spin around the historic batteries of Fort Tilden. This map highlights these locations inside Jamaica Bay.

 
Floyd Bennett Field Bike Map

Floyd Bennett Field Bike Map

Floyd Bennett Field Bike Map
Floyd Bennett Field is a great starting point for getting onto the Gateway Greenway bike path. Or you can cruise around the historic runways of "NYC's first municipal airport" and enjoy the historic structures and natural landscape.

If you don't have a bike, not to worry, bike rentals are available at Aviator.

 
Map of Sandy Hook Unit Multi-Use Path (MUP)

Sandy Hook Unit MUP Map (pre-Hurricane Sandy)

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Sandy Hook Unit MUP (Multi-Use Path) Map

Despite the best efforts of Hurricane Sandy, parts of the MUP trail remain open, especially in the Fort Hancock Historic District at the north end of Sandy Hook. Ray's Bike Rentals is usually open between Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day, if not longer during the year.

 
Staten Island Bike Map

Staten Island Unit Bike Map

Staten Island Unit Bike Map

Explore the different areas of the Staten Island Unit on your bike! You can bike from Fort Wadsworth to Miller Field to Great Kills Park using city and park bike lanes.

Be sure to check out the NYC Bike Map as well.

Did You Know?

Cyclists on Floyd Bennett Field.

Before they built the first airplane, the Wright Brothers were bicycle manufacturers. Today, the historic runways of Gateway's Floyd Bennett Field are used by cyclists throughout the year. More...