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.
The Floyd Bennett Field Archery Range will be closed on October 22
Sections of the archery range parking lot will be excavated by the Army Corps of Engineers, to remove defunct fuel lines. The archery range will reopen October 23.
Gateway National Recreation Area Virtual Cache Program
Welcome to Gateway National Recreation Area's Virtual Cache Program!
This National Park Service-sponsored recreational activity leads you to some of Floyd Bennett Field's most significant cultural and natural resources. Using your own Global Positioning System (GPS) unit or smart phone and a set of clues obtained from the website and hidden along the journey, you can guide yourself to a series of sites in the park.
To make your experience an unforgettable success, please read these guidelines and suggestions:
What you will need to participate:
Gateway National Recreation Area General information:
Site 1 - Floyd Bennett Field Ranger Station
Did You Know?
Before they built the first airplane, the Wright Brothers were bicycle manufacturers. Today, the historic runways of Gateway's Floyd Bennett Field are used by cyclists throughout the year. More...