• 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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Gateway National Recreation Area includes several separate land areas spread throughout the New York metropolitan area. The New York area experiences four distinct seasons. Temperatures are moderate in the spring and fall, but range from the high 90's during the summer to snow and sleet in winter.

Please use caution whenever visiting the park. Following us on Twitter is one good way to learn about park closures due to adverse weather.

Below are forecasts from the National Weather Service for different geographic sections of Gateway.

A storm approaches Fort Wadsworth and the Verrazano Bridge.

A storm approaches the Verrazano Bridge near Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island.


Weather forecast for:

Staten Island, New York

Brooklyn, New York

Queens, New York

Sandy Hook, New Jersey


Did You Know?

The NC 4 in flight.

The first transatlantic flight departed from the Rockaway Naval Air Station on Jamaica Bay in 1919. Today, it is the site of Gateway NRA's Jacob Riis Park.