Visitor safety is a high priority of all Gateway National Recreation Area and United States Park Police personnel. Ongoing safety programs include:
Read "Have a Safe Trip: Enjoying Your National Parks" to learn more about how you can enjoy your national park visit safely.
Read New York State Department of Health Downstate Fishing Advisories 2009 - 2010 to find out about eating the fish that you catch in the park's waters.
Safety For Kids
The Webrangers page has fun ways to learn about visiting your national parks safely! Check out the water safety game here!
Did You Know?
Each year some 4,000 Volunteers-in-Parks contribute over 80,000 hours of their time to protect Gateway's natural and historical resources and assist visitors. More...