• Get away to Gateway, where you can camp and stay healthy with heart-smart activities. Photo by Sebastiano Privitera; used by permission.


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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.

Public Transportation

Sunset over Jamaica Bay. You could be here right now.

Sunset over Jamaica Bay. You could be here right now.

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Coming to Gateway is well worth the trip

All three units of Gateway National Recreation Area can be reached by public transportation. Click below to find out how to get to Jamaica Bay, Sandy Hook or Staten Island.

Getting to Jamaica Bay on Public Transportation

Getting to Sandy Hook on Public Transportation Includes information on ferry service to Sandy Hook.

Getting to the Staten Island Unit sites on Public Transportation

Did You Know?

Women's Army Corps soldiers crossing out the

Did you know that Fort Hancock, unlike most Army posts during World War II, had a racially integrated unit? The 1225th Army Service Unit had African-American soldiers and in 1943 received a group from the Women's Army Corps. More...