Sandy Hook Unit Permits
SANDY HOOK UNIT IS NOW OPEN
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.
Public Camping at Sandy Hook
Beginning May 1, 2013 overnight tent camping will be available seven nights a week. Reservations must be made using www.recreation.gov under "Camp Gateway." To read more on the expansion of Camp Gateway, click here.
For questions regarding public camping at Sandy Hook, please email e-mail us.
Did You Know?
At approximately 32 square miles and over 13000 acres, Jamaica Bay is the largest natural open space in New York City.