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.
Fort Hancock 21st Century Committee Meeting Cancelled
The meeting scheduled for Friday, October 17 has been cancelled. The next meeting will be Friday, December 12. More »
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?
Fort Wadsworth, located on Staten Island at the Narrows (next to the Verrazano Bridge), is one of the oldest military sites in the nation. This site has controlled the entrance to New York Harbor since the Washington administration.