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

    Gateway

    National Recreation Area NY,NJ

Driving Directions to Staten Island Sites

Fort Wadsworth stands on the Staten Island side of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

Fort Wadsworth stands on the Staten Island side of the Verrazano Bridge, across the Narrows from Brooklyn.

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Fort Wadsworth (718) 354-4500. For Google Maps of Fort Wadsworth, click here.

From the east:

  • Take Verrazano - Narrows Bridge from Brooklyn.
  • After toll, take the Bay Street exit to the park entrance.

From the west:

  • Take either the Goethals or Bayonne Bridge from New Jersey to the Staten Island Expressway (Interstate 278)
  • Staten Island Expressway (Interstate 278) east to the Lily Pond Ave. exit.
  • Turn left at the light and follow this road to Bay Street and the park entrance.

Miller Field, World War Veterans Park (718) 351-6970

  • Verrrazano Narrows Bridge from Brooklyn or the Goethals or Bayonne Bridges from New Jersey to the Staten Island Expressway (Interstate 278).
  • Take the Hylan Boulevard exit.
  • Proceed south on Hylan Boulevard.
  • Turn left on New Dorp Lane for Miller Field.

Great Kills Park (718) 987-6790

  • Verrrazano Narrows Bridge from Brooklyn or the Goethals or Bayonne Bridges from New Jersey to the Staten Island Expressway (Interstate 278).
  • Take the Hylan Boulevard exit.
  • Proceed south on Hylan Boulevard.
  • Turn left at the entrance to Great Kills Park.

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