Camping at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island

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Public Camping at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island
Contact Number: 718-354-4655

Overnight tent camping is available at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island. There are seven camp sites available.

Camping reservations can be made online at

Rates: $30 per day for a maximum of 14 days (check cancellation policy).

Size limits: Up to six people may camp at a single site. Sites are large enough for one large tent or two small tents.

Restrictions: No pets, glass or alcohol are permitted- Quiet Hours: 10:00 PM- 8:00 AM. No picnicking allowed at campground.

What to bring: You must bring your own tent and sleeping bags. You should also bring sunscreen and insect repellent.

Amenities: Camp sites are primitive. Each has a picnic table, a fire ring with grill. (See Campground Rules and Regulations for pointers on fire safety.) Restrooms and showers are located at the facility.

Access to Public Transportation: The S51 bus will leave you near the main entrance (camp office, 220 New York Avenue), while the S53 bus will leave you by the rear entrance (rear entrance closes at 7:00 pm).

Check-in/Check-out: Check-in time is 12:00 pm and check-out time is 10:00 am at building 220 New York Avenue, located at the main entrance to Fort Wadsworth (Across from guard booth).

After hours access: Camp office is open 7 days a week during the season, from 8:30- 8:00 PM, You must call the camp office prior to your arrival to make arrangements for after hour access.

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