• 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.

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 08/15/2013, 08/29/2013

    Location: Idlewild Park, Queens Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Ryan Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: (718)338-3799

Explore the salt marsh near the head of Jamaica Bay on this idyllic beginner's paddle.  Open to the public, ages 6 and up with an adult.  Birding activity will also be provided by NYC Urban Park Rangers on shore.  Reservations required, call (718)338-3799 for more information and to make your reservation.  (2 miles)