• Get away to Gateway, where you can camp and stay healthy with heart-smart activities. Photo by Sebastiano Privitera; used by permission.


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  • Sand Replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach

    Sand replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach has begun. During this project, sections of the beach will be closed to the public for their safety. Replenishment is expected to take up to two weeks.

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  • 03/29/2014

    Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Queens Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Don Riepe Contact Email: donriepe@gmail.com Contact Phone Number: (718) 474-0896

Meet at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge contact station for a hike around the ponds and gardens to look for egrets, ibis, osprey, oystercatchers and many other early migrants as well as wintering birds.  To reserve call (718) 474-0896, email donriepe@gmail.com.  Bus - Q52,Q53; A Train to Broad Channel. (3 miles)

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