Sandy Hook's False Tip Closed
The false tip area of Sandy Hook is closed due to safety concerns while the Army Corps of Engineers continues their dredging operations.
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?
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.