• 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.

  • 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 on Google Earth


Google Earth is a virtual globe program that maps the earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite imagery, aerial photography and GIS 3D globe. The viewer is available for free download at Google Earth. The product is designed for use on newer computers with broadband or higher levels of connection.

 
Sandy Hook Lighthouse in Google Earth

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Jamaica Bay Kayak Launch Site
We invite you to explore the salt marshes of Jamaica Bay from your kayaking or other non-motorized crafts. You can launch from seven different sites in the Bay.

Places of Gateway
Explore the special places Gateway online.

Each point contains a link to our park website for more information or directions to that point.

 

National Parks of New York Harbor on Google Earth
Discover the other National Parks beyond Gateway NRA in the New York area. There are 10 National Parks and 22 unique destinations that make up the National Parks of New York Harbor.

 

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Did You Know?

The NC 4 in flight.

The first transatlantic flight departed from the Rockaway Naval Air Station on Jamaica Bay in 1919. Today, it is the site of Gateway NRA's Jacob Riis Park.