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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the the British Tribute music by the "British Invasion Tribute" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Ruffle Bar Excursion

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Kayaking Program More

    Location:
    Floyd Bennett Field, Seaplane Ramp
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Big Excursion Around Floyd Bennett Field

    Wednesday, July 1, 2015

    Kayaking excursion More

    Location:
    Floyd Bennett Field, Mill Basin Kayak Launch
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Four Sparrow Marsh Paddle

    Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Kayaking excursion More

    Location:
    Floyd Bennett Field, Mill Basin Kayak Launch
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Rockaway Cove Paddle

    Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Kayaking excursion More

    Location:
    Riis Landing
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Beach Campfire

    Thursday, July 2, 2015

    Ranger-led beach campfire program. More

    Location:
    Jacob Riis Park - Bay 14
    Fees:
    Free
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    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Friday, July 3, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fun Paddle and Walk in the Park

    Friday, July 3, 2015

    Kayaking and hiking program More

    Location:
    Floyd Bennett Field, Mill Basin Kayak Launch
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Celebrate Independence Day

    Saturday, July 4, 2015

    Fourth of July Festivities! More

    Location:
    Staten Island - Fort Wadsworth
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Walking Tour of Historic Fort Tilden

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Ranger-led history tour. More

    Location:
    Fort Tilden, Building 1
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Sunday, July 5, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Seine and Search

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Seining Demonstration More

    Time:
    2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth Campground
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Point Breeze Paddle

    Monday, July 6, 2015

    Kayaking program More

    Location:
    Floyd Bennett Field
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Junior Ranger Lifeguard

    Tuesday, July 7, 2015

    Kids ages 7-12 will learn about how lifeguards are responsible for the safety and well-being of visitors on the beach and in the ocean. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach Pavilion
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the Americana music of "Tim McLoone & the Shirleys" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Battery Gunnison/New Peck Restored

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    The Army Ground Forces Association is a volunteer group in WWII era uniform performing restoration projects and interpreting Battery Gunnison/New Peck. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Parking Lot G Beach Plaza
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Walk Up Kayaking and Seining

    Wednesday, July 8, 2015

    Partnership program with NYC Dept. of Parks and Recreation More

    Location:
    Frank Charles Park
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Battery Gunnison/New Peck Restored

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    The Army Ground Forces Association is a volunteer group in WWII era uniform performing restoration projects and interpreting Battery Gunnison/New Peck. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Parking Lot G Beach Plaza
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Little Egg Excursion

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Kayaking program More

    Location:
    North Channel Bridge
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    National Park Service Centennial Jeopardy!

    Thursday, July 9, 2015

    Children's Program, Ages 12 and under. More

    Location:
    Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Battery Gunnison/New Peck Restored

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    The Army Ground Forces Association is a volunteer group in WWII era uniform performing restoration projects and interpreting Battery Gunnison/New Peck. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Parking Lot G Beach Plaza
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Campfire on the Beach

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Sing silly Sandy Hook songs, and hear true stories from days of yore surrounding the history and mysteries of the Hook. More

    Time:
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Friday, July 10, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Battery Gunnison/New Peck Restored

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    The Army Ground Forces Association is a volunteer group in WWII era uniform performing restoration projects and interpreting Battery Gunnison/New Peck. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Parking Lot G Beach Plaza
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Stars of Sandy Hook

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Join a park ranger and the Amateur Astronomy Association on the beach to view the night sky. More

    Time:
    9:00 PM to 11:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fort Hancock Bike Tour

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Bicycle with a ranger on a guided tour highlighting the batteries, historic structures and beaches of Sandy Hook. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 11:30 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Ferry Landing, Fort Hancock
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Nike Missile Radar Site

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Guided tours of the Integrated Fire Contol (IFC) will allow you to see the inner workings of the facility. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Horseshoe Cove, Parking Lot L
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Saturday, July 11, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bunker of the Week

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Tour Nine Gun Battery with the park historian and learn about its significance in American Coastal Harbor Defense. More

    Time:
    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Lot M (North K Lot)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Seaweed, Seashells, and More!

    Sunday, July 12, 2015

    Partner-led nature program More

    Location:
    Fort Tilden, Building 1
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Junior Ranger Pirate

    Tuesday, July 14, 2015

    Children ages 7 to 12 will re-enact true Sandy Hook stories and use a compass/treasure map to locate their "pirate booty" around a historic area. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - U.S. Life-Saving Station parking lot (between Lot D & E)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Enjoy the popular summer beach concert series with the classic rock sounds of the "Carl Gentry Band" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Big Excursion Around Floyd Bennett Field

    Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    Kayaking excursion More

    Location:
    Floyd Bennett Field, Mill Basin Kayak Launch
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Joco Marsh Excursion♥

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Kayak Excursion More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    Location:
    Bayswater Park, Queens
    Fees:
    FREE
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Kayak Skills Session

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Ranger-led kayaking skills More

    Time:
    1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Floyd Bennett Field, Seaplane Ramp
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bird Walk - Monmouth County Audubon Society

    Thursday, July 16, 2015

    Walk along the bayside and ocean to look for beach nesting Piping Plover, American Oystercatcher and terns. More

    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Spermaceti Cove Life-Saving Station (between Lot D & E)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Coastal Explorers

    Friday, July 17, 2015

    During this one day program, students in grades 1-3 will enjoy seining, shell collecting and coastal arts and crafts. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook, Fort Hancock - American Littoral Society Headquarters Bldg. 18
    Fees:
    Fee: $40 members; $50 nonmembers
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fort Hancock Bike Tour

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Bicycle with a ranger on a guided tour highlighting the batteries, historic structures and beaches of Sandy Hook. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 11:30 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Ferry Landing, Fort Hancock
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Nike Missile Radar Site

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Guided tours of the Integrated Fire Contol (IFC) will allow you to see the inner workings of the facility. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Horseshoe Cove, Parking Lot L
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bunker of the Week

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Tour Battery Mills with the park historian and learn about its significance in American Coastal Harbor Defense. More

    Time:
    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Spermaceti Cove Life-Saving Station (between Lot D & E)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    North Shore Paddle

    Saturday, July 18, 2015

    Ranger-led kayak excursion More

    Time:
    1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    Location:
    Canarsie Pier
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Sunday, July 19, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Junior Ranger Birding

    Tuesday, July 21, 2015

    Kids ages 7 to 12 can learn how to use binoculars and look for songbirds, wading birds and birds of prey at the salt mars hand woods. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Horseshoe Cove parking Lot L
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the Motown music of "Motor City Review" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook Unit - Parking Lot E Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Wednesday, July 22, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Gerritsen Creek Kayak Excursion

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Ranger-led kayak excursion More

    Location:
    Gateway Marina, Brooklyn
    Fees:
    free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sunset Seining - American Littoral Society

    Thursday, July 23, 2015

    Discover the diverse wildlife inhabiting our coast. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook, Fort Hancock - American Littoral Society Headquarters Bldg. 18
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Campfire on the Beach

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Sing silly Sandy Hook songs, and hear true stories from days of yore surrounding the history and mysteries of the Hook. More

    Time:
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Friday, July 24, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Holly Forest Night Prowl

    Saturday, July 25, 2015

    Explore the Sandy Hook Holly Forest on this sensory walk led by a ranger. More

    Time:
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach Plaza
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bunker of the Week

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Tour Battery Peck and Battery Engle and learn the significance of American Harbor Defense. More

    Time:
    6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook Unit - Meet Lot M (North K Lot)
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Nike Missile Radar Site

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Guided tours of the Integrated Fire Contol (IFC) will allow you to see the inner workings of the facility. More

    Time:
    12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Horseshoe Cove, Parking Lot L
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Sunday, July 26, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Junior Ranger Marine Invader

    Tuesday, July 28, 2015

    Kids ages 7 to 12 can participate in hands-on Citizen Scientist work by helping rangers find, catch, identify and track the Asian Shore crab. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Horeseshoe Cove
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Enjoy the popular summer beach concert series with Rock music of "Pat Guadagno & the Candle Brothers" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation. More

    Time:
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Beach Parking Lot E
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    All-Women Lifeguard Tournament

    Wednesday, July 29, 2015

    Come cheer on the women in this exciting annual competition representing beach patrols from the East Coast and elsewhere. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Ranger-led tour of Fort Tompkins More

    Time:
    11:00 AM to 11:45 AM,2:00 PM to 2:45 PM
    Location:
    Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island Unit
    Fees:
    Free
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Coastal Explorers

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    During this one day program, students in grades 1-3 will enjoy seining, shell collecting and coastal arts and crafts. More

    Time:
    9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook, Fort Hancock - American Littoral Society Headquarters Bldg. 18
    Fees:
    Fee: $40 members; $50 nonmembers
  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Night Hike - Full Buck Moon

    Friday, July 31, 2015

    Explore various parts of Sandy Hook's ecosystem during the full Buck Moon. More

    Time:
    7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    Location:
    Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach Plaza
    Fees:
    Free

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