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 Unit Permits
Special Use Permits are Required for a Variety of Activities in the Sandy Hook Unit
In order to monitor and regulate the use of the park while still conserving the scenery, natural and historic objects, and wildlife within park boundaries, all National Park Service areas require special use permits for certain activities.
Permit Fees are non-refundable and are based on an annual cost recovery. These fees include the cost of permit processing and administration.
Sandy Hook issues permits for the activities listed below. Additional permits from other agencies may be required for some actions.
For more information on First Amendment Activities visit the Permits page.
If I still have questions about permits who do I contact?
Contact: e-mail us.
Have your next event at Sandy Hook Chapel
Rent the Sandy Hook Chapel for weddings, memorials, meetings, lectures, family gatherings and other large events.
Weekends often book a year in advance. For more information and pictures go to sandyhookchapel.com
For questions regarding the Sandy Hook Chapel please email us at e-mail us.
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...