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.

Photo of lifeguards at Sandy Hook beaches.  Mobile food opportunities - applications due April 8

Leasing Opportunity at Sandy Hook

Leasing opportunities for mobile food and drink services at Sandy Hook. Bid deadline is April 9, 2018 at 1 pm.

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 22

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: April 3, 2018

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Mailing Address:

210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

Phone:

(718) 354-4606

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