• 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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Volunteer Forms

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


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?

World War I recruiting poster for the Coastal Artillery Corps.

All of Gateway NRA's units include sites that defended New York Harbor from attacks from the sea, from the Revolutionary War through World War II. They are Fort Hancock, Fort Tilden, and Fort Wadsworth. Learn about the history of coastal defense by visiting any of these sites. More...