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

    Gateway

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  • Sand Replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach

    Sand replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach has begun. During this project, sections of the beach will be closed to the public for their safety. Replenishment is expected to take up to two weeks.

  • The Floyd Bennett Field Archery Range will be closed on October 22

    Sections of the archery range parking lot will be excavated by the Army Corps of Engineers, to remove defunct fuel lines. The archery range will reopen October 23.

Volunteer Forms

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Lou Barry receives an award for his service to the Historic Aircraft restoration Project (HARP).

Gateway

Contact Gateway's Volunteer Coordinator at 718-354-4657 to find out more about volunteer opportunities. Download the latest version of the NPS volunteer application. You may FAX the completed form to 718-354-4605 or mail it to:

Gateway National Recreation Area
Volunteer Coordinator
210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10305

Please fill out a volunteer waiver form as well.

If you are under 18 years old, you have to fill out a parental consent form before you can volunteer.

Did You Know?

Fort Wadsworth

Fort Wadsworth, located on Staten Island at the Narrows (next to the Verrazano Bridge), is one of the oldest military sites in the nation. This site has controlled the entrance to New York Harbor since the Washington administration.