• 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.

  • Fort Hancock 21st Century Committee Meeting Cancelled

    The meeting scheduled for Friday, October 17 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be Friday, December 12. More »

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  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 07/05/2013 to 08/31/2013

    Location: Fort Wadsworth Overlook, Staten Island Time: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Fee Information: free Contact Name: Ryan Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: (718)338-3799

For two centuries, the Staten Island fort overlooked the Verrazano Narrows, guarding New York Harbor from invasion by sea.  Stop by to chat with a park ranger to hear more about coastal defense and enjoy the vista.  Bus: S51, S53.