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


    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

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?

Dimmed and camoflagued Sandy Hook lighthouse at night in World War II.

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...