Jamaica Bay Operating Hours
NPS PHOTO BY J. LINCOLN HALLOWELL
Public Building Hours of Operation
William Fitts Ryan Visitor Center, Floyd Bennett Field
Visit the newly renovated Ryan Visitor Center! Exhibits show photos and film footage of aviation's pioneering past at Floyd Bennett Field. Enjoy the children's activity room or brouse our gift shop and bookstore. Permits may be obtained in the bookstore, from 9 AM - 4:00 PM. Floyd Bennett Field is open to visitors from sunrise to dusk, daily. Visitors are allowed in the park after dusk, by permit only, or at Aviator Sports and Recreation.
Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse
The rest of the Bathhouse remains closed due to Hurricane Sandy damage
Hangar B (Historic Aircraft Restoration Project), Floyd Bennett Field
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday to see restoration work in progress.
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge trails are open from sunrise to sunset.
Please note All of Jamaica Bay's visitor centers, contact stations, and offices, will be closed on December 25, and January 1. The park's grounds will be open on both days.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the Sandy Hook Light was dimmed in World War II and painted in camoflague? Homes and businesses within five miles of the ocean were required to use blackout curtains in order to protect ships from attacks by German U-Boats. More...