Sandy Hook Hours of Operation
Sandy Hook Lighthouse and Lighthouse Keepers Quarters / Visitor Center
The 1883 Lighthouse Keepers Quarters has exhibits on New Jersey Lighthouses. Open from 9AM-5PM daily. Rangers are available to answer questions, discuss the natural and cultural resources of the park and sell Senior/Access passes.
Group Tours of the Sandy Hook Lighthouse:
E-mail Jennifer Cox to make a reservation.
Nike Missile Radar Site
Tour the site where radar once guided nuclear missiles during the Cold War, with actual Nike veterans. Find out what is was like to go on full alert, stand the nuclear missiles up, and await further orders with your finger on the switch.
Fall 2013 tour dates
Saturday, September 7
Did You Know?
All of Gateway NRA's units include sites that defended New York Harbor from attacks from the sea, from the Revolutionary War through World War II. They are Fort Hancock, Fort Tilden, and Fort Wadsworth. Learn about the history of coastal defense by visiting any of these sites. More...