Driving Directions to Gateway
Gateway National Recreation Area is a vast national park. Visitors can arrive at different areas of the park via car, bus or, sometimes, subway or ferry.
Directions to areas in the Jamaica Bay Unit (Brooklyn and Queens)
Directions to Sandy Hook Unit (Highlands, New Jersey)
Directions to areas in the Staten Island Unit
Call 511 in the New York area for traffic information.
For information about public transportation to Gateway, see above.
Did You Know?
The first transatlantic flight departed from the Rockaway Naval Air Station on Jamaica Bay in 1919. Today, it is the site of Gateway NRA's Jacob Riis Park.