• 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.

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  • Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 07/04/2013 to 08/30/2013

    Location: Fort Wadsworth Overlook, Staten Island Time: 1:30 PM to 4:30 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 the sea.  Stop by to chat about coastal defense history with a park ranger and enjoy the vista.