Gateway National Recreation Area:  Many Places, One Park

There are three geographic units: Sandy Hook, New Jersey; Jamaica Bay and Staten Island, New York City. The NYC units include Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Fort Tilden, Riis Park in Queens, Floyd Bennett Field and Canarsie Pier in Brooklyn. Staten Island has Great Kills Park, Miller Field and Fort Wadsworth. These sites and others make up the 27,000 acres of Gateway, one national park.

Picture of Sand Hook's fort Hancock

Live or work at historic Fort Hancock

Come live or work at Gateway's Fort Hancock. RFPs open for residential, compatible, commercial and non-profit use.

A solicitation for a camping RFP at Fort Tilden has just been released.

Solicitation for a Camping RFP

Proposals for camping at Fort Tilden are currently being accepted. Proposals are due by 1 pm on May 6

entrance sign at Great Kills park

RFP for Great Kills Marina

NPS is requesting proposals to least the Great Kills Park Marina. Proposals are due by noon on May 1, 2019.

Spring is right around the corner.

Event calendars for Gateway

Use our event program to plan your visit at each unit of Gateway

Camping is available at all three units of Gateway

Camping is available at all three units

Want to camp in NYC or at Sandy Hook? Yes you can.

Jamaica Bay is one of Gateway's three units, and offers a range of activities.

Things To Do- Jamaica Bay

Bird watching, archery, beaches and learning about aviation pioneers are just some of the things available at Gateway's Jamaica Bay.

Sandy Hook is one of Gateway's three units - which lots of activities to choose from.

Things to Do- Sandy Hook

From beaches to the oldest continuously operating lighthouse, the Sandy Hook peninsula has year -round activities for the whole family.

From cultural to outdoor activities, it's all here in Staten Island.

Things to Do- Staten Island

From a fort beneath the Verrazzano Bridge to a summer beach, you can do it all in Staten Island.

Last updated: March 5, 2019

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Staten Island, NY 10305


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