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


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Staten Island Unit Permits

Staten Island Unit

Staten Island Unit


Great Kills Park: A $50 Boat Launch Permit is available for Great Kills only, and the launch site operates from April 1 - November 30. Great Kills Ranger Station is open Wednesday through Friday from 10 AM to 2 PM, Sunday 9 AM - 4:30 PM. Call 718-987-6790 for more information.

Crooke's Point: A $50 Nature Study Permit is available. Call 718-987-6790 / 718-351-6970 for more information.

World War Veterans Park at Miller Field: Permits are required for community garden plots, sports fields, and picnicking. Permits are issued Wednesday through Sunday only at Miller Field Ranger Station. Call 718-351-6970 for further information. For questions seven days a week, call 718-351-6970 during office hours.

Special Use Permit Application

Film and Photography Permit Application

Fishing at Great Kills Park, Staten Island.

Fishing at Great Kills Park, Staten Island.


Fishing and Surfing Parking Permits

Staten Island Unit sells fishing and surfing parking permits at Great Kills Park on Friday through Monday 9 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

*Please call ranger station prior to visit*

In order to receive a permit you must first register with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.

For more information : http://www.dec.ny.gov/permits/54950.html

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