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

    Gateway

    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

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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.

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 07/18/2013, 08/01/2013

    Location: Gateway Marina, Brooklyn Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Ryan Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: (718)338-3799

Enjoy an energetic kayak excursion up Gerritsen Creek and back.  See the estuary and then cool off at the Salt Marsh Nature Center while learning about the animal exhibits and Marine Park displays with the NYC Urban Park Rangers.  You'll even have the opportunity to go seining along the shore before kayaking back.  Reservations required; call (718)338-3799 for more information and to make your reservation.  (4.5 miles)  Bus: Q35.