• 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.

  • The Floyd Bennett Field Archery Range will be closed on October 22

    Sections of the archery range parking lot will be excavated by the Army Corps of Engineers, to remove defunct fuel lines. The archery range will reopen October 23.

Event Details

  • 06/23/2013

    Location: Meet at Pier 4, Emmons Ave., Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: $55 Contact Name: Don Riepe Contact Email: donriepe@gmail.com Contact Phone Number: (917)371-8577

Presented by NYC Audubon and Gateway National Recreation Area.  Enjoy a three-hour narrated cruise aboard the 100-foot boat, "The Golden Sunshine."  Visit backwater marshes near JFK Airport, and learn about the 13,000 acre Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.  Includes wine and cheese, fruit, snacks.  To register, contact Don Riepe at (917)371-8577 or donriepe@gmail.com.  Limited to 140 people.  $55