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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/31/2017 to 09/03/2017

    Join a park ranger to explore this historic structure

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Ruffle Bar and Back

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field, Seaplane Ramp
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Kayaking trip

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the Country Rock/Pop music of the "BethAnne Clayton Band" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Summer Solstice Walk on Sandy Hook

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - American Littoral Society Building 18, Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Celebrate the first day of summer and the longest day of the year with a stroll on the Hook.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Monmouth County Audubon Society Bird Walk

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - U.S. Life-Saving Service Station Parking Lot (between Lots D & E)
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    Look for nesting osprey, herons, and egrets from the Spermaceti Cove boardwalk.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Wonderbook Walks

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Fort Tilden, Rockaway Artist Alliance
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    nature walk

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Christianpol Marsh

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Seaplane Ramp
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, June 23, 2017

    Kayaking program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Family Friendly Campfire on the Beach

    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, June 23, 2017

    Sing silly Sandy Hook songs with park rangers and hear true stories from days of yore surrounding the history and mysteries of the Hook.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Camp Gateway Ranger Adventure

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Wiley Post Campfire Ring
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/24/2017 to 08/26/2017

    ranger program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Campfire Safety Program

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field, Wiley Post Group Campfire Ring
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/03/2017 to 08/26/2017

    Fire safety program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Canarsie Walk Up and Paddle

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Canarsie Pier, Brooklyn
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Every Saturday Weekly from 06/24/2017 to 08/26/2017

    kayaking for beginners.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Night Hike

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot C Beach Plaza
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Explore various parts of Sandy Hook's ecosystem and history on a night hike.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Nike Missile Radar Site

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Horseshoe Cove, Parking Lot L
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Take a guided tour of this one-time TOP SECRET missile radar site from the Cold War.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Pollinators: Butterflies & Moths

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    partner-led nature walk.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Seaplane Ramp Walk Up and Paddle

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field, Seaplane Ramp
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, June 24, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/24/2017 to 08/26/2017

    Kayaking program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Dead Horse Bay, New York's Best Kept Secret

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field, Main Entrance Ranger Station
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    Partner-led nature program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Diamondback Terrapin Walk

    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    Ranger-led nature walk

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Going Bunkers: Battery Mills

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Spermaceti Cove Life-Saving Service Station (between Lots D & E)
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    Explore and tour one of two of Fort Hancock's long range and well-hidden gun batteries that went into use shortly after WWI through WWII.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Fort Tilden-Building One
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/25/2017 to 08/27/2017

    Historic walking tour.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    NYC Harbor Tour

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth
    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 05/28/2017 to 09/03/2017

    Join a ranger and learn about the history of NYC at the Fort Wadsworth overlook.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Osprey Watch Guided Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/25/2017 to 07/30/2017

    Ranger guided walk on the Osprey.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Riis Landing Walk-up and Paddle

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Riis Landing, Queens
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/25/2017 to 08/27/2017

    Kayaking for beginners.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Tour of Historic Hangar B

    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Hangar B
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 25, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 06/25/2017 to 08/27/2017

    Join a park ranger for a tour of Hangar B, and the aircraft which are part of Floyd Bennett Field’s aviation history!

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Kayak Skills Session

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field, Seaplane Ramp
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    Skill session.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the Classic Rock sounds of the "Moroccan Sheepherders" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Individual Sailing Instruciton

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Gateway Marina
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, June 29, 2017

    Every Thursday Weekly from 06/29/2017 to 08/24/2017

    Sailing lessons

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fort Hancock Bike Tour

    • Location: Sandy Hook - Theater Parking Lot Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Join a ranger on a guided bicycle tour highlighting everything from batteries to beaches.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sadhana Beach Clean-ups

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: North Channel Bridge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 1, 2017

    Volunteer opportunity.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Beach Volleyball

    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Beach Center
    Sunday, July 2, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 07/02/2017 to 08/27/2017

    Enjoy an easy non-competitive game of beach volleyball.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fire Control Tower Excursion

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM
    • Location: Riis Landing, Queens
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    Kayaking program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Riis Landing Walk-up and Paddle

    • Time: 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Riis Landing, Queens
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    Kayaking program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the Americana tunes of "Tim McLoone & the Shirleys" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Youth Group Sailing

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Gateway Marina, Brooklyn
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, July 5, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 07/05/2017 to 08/24/2017

    Sailing lessons

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Ranger's Choice

    • Location: Frank Charles Memorial Park
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Every Thursday Weekly from 07/06/2017 to 08/31/2017

    ranger led program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Rockaway Cove Paddle

    • Time: 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Riis Landing, Queens
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    Kayaking program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Summer Campfires

    • Location: Jacob Riis Park-Bay 9
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, July 6, 2017

    free campfire program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Island Channel Paddle

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Seaplane Ramp
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, July 7, 2017

    Free kayaking program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Riis Landing Walk-up and paddle

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Riis Landing, Queens
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, July 7, 2017

    Free kayaking program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Full Buck Moon Hike

    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 8, 2017

    Night-time nature walk.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Rubin-Viaggio Exhibit Opening

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 8, 2017

    Art opening

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fitness Walks

    • Time: 9:00 AM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Beach Center
    Sunday, July 9, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 07/09/2017 to 07/30/2017

    Join a ranger for an early morning walk through Great Kills Park.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Full Moon Lantern Tours

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth
    Sunday, July 9, 2017

    Join a ranger to explore Fort Wadsworth by moonlight.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Going Bunkers: Battery Lewis

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Hartshorne Woods Park Rocky Point Entrance
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 9, 2017

    Join a National Park Service ranger and Monmouth County Park System personnel to explore Battery Lewis.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Night Hike - Full Buck Moon

    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach Plaza
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, July 9, 2017

    Explore various parts of Sandy Hook's ecosystem during the full buck moon.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Marine Science Day Camp

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - NJ Sea Grant Consortium, Bldg. 22 Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FEE
    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 07/10/2017 to 08/25/2017

    NJ Sea Grant Consortium's Marine Science Day Camp is for children (grades 3-9) who love the ocean and want to learn more about it.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the Rock sounds of the "Pat Guadagno Band" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Seaplane Ramp Walk Up & Paddle

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Seaplane Ramp
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Free Kayaking program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sunset Seining

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - American Littoral Society Building 18, Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FEE
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017

    Discover the diverse wildlife inhabiting our coast.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Film Festival on the Beach

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 12:00 AM
    • Location: Riis Beach, Bay 9
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, July 13, 2017

    Film festival.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Creepy Crawlies

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Nature program led by NPS Rangers and NYC Urban Park Rangers.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    No Safe Harbor: The US Navy During World War II

    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Ryan Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Ranger-led program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Animal Origami

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 16, 2017

    Join a guided instructional session for origami beginners followed by an open period to try your new folding skills.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Refuge Explorers: A Summer Camp for Jr. Rangers

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Tuesday, July 18, 2017

    Summer camp for children.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Battery Gunnison/New Peck Preserved

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Battery Gunnison, Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    The Army Ground Forces Association is a volunteer group in WWII era uniform performing restoration projects and interpreting Battery Gunnison/New Peck.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Four Sparrow Marsh Paddle

    • Location: Mill Basin Kayak Launch-Floyd Bennett Field
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    Free Kayaking Program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the Motown oldies of "Motor City Revue" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Monmouth County Audubon Bird Walk

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot M (North K Lot)
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Hike to the end of Fisherman's Trail to look for nesting piping plovers, terns, and other nesting birds.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Rockaway Cove Paddle

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Riis Landing, Queens
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Kayaking Program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Rockaway Cove Paddle

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Riis Landing, Queens
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, July 20, 2017

    Kayaking program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Family Friendly Campfire on the Beach

    • Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Sing silly Sandy Hook songs with park rangers and hear true stories from days of yore surrounding the history and mysteries of the Hook.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Island Channel Paddle

    • Time: 12:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Seaplane Ramp
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, July 21, 2017

    Kayaking Program.

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Last updated: February 11, 2015

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