Public Camping at Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island
Camping reservations can be made online at www.recreation.gov.
Rates: $30 per day for a maximum of 14 days
Size limits: Up to six people may camp at a single site. Sites are large enough for one large tent or two small tents.
Restrictions: No pets, glass or alcohol are permitted- Quiet Hours: 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. No picnicking allowed at campground.
What to bring: You must bring your own tent and sleeping bags. You should also bring sunscreen and insect repellent.
Amenities: Camp sites are primitive. Each has a picnic table, a fire ring with grill. Restrooms and showers are located at the facility.
Access to Public Transportation: The S51 bus will leave you near the main entrance (camp office, 220 New York Avenue), while the S53 bus will leave you by the rear entrance (rear entrance closes at 7:00 pm).
Check-in/Check-out: Check-in time is noon and check-out time is 10 a.m. at building 220, New York Avenue, located at the main entrance to Fort Wadsworth an across from guard booth.
After hours access: Camp office is open 7 days a week during the season, from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. You must call the camp office at (718) 354-4655 prior to your arrival to make arrangements for after hour access.
Last updated: May 31, 2019