There are numous year-round dining options surrounding Gateway National Recreation Area. There are also options in the park itself.
There are picnic areas in all units of the park. Permits are required for picnics at Miller Field (Staten Island) and Fort Tilden (Jamaica Bay). Permits are not required for picnics at Canarsie Pier, Jacob Riis Park, or Sandy Hook.The picnic areas at Fort Tilden and Sandy Hook are currently closed.
Since Gateway is located in NYC and metropolitan NJ, there are many options of lodging outside of the park to choose from.
Last updated: September 17, 2021