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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 10/03/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Explore the little known areas of this historic structure with a park ranger and learn about coastal fortifications and life in the 1800’s. Wear sturdy footwear.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bird Hike Series

    • Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Ranger Station
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Learn about local and migrant birds at various stops from the saltmarsh to Crooke’s Point, wear appropriate footwear.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Black Powder Firing Demonstrations

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Battery Weed
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/06/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Join a living history interpreter to learn more about life as a soldier at Fort Wadsworth and watch a 19th century black powder firing demonstration.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Clean Ocean Action's Fall Beach Sweep

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot D
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    This one-day cleanup event collection of marine debris with data recorded impacts research and legislation.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fort Wadsworth Fall Walks

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Every Saturday Weekly from 10/06/2018 to 10/27/2018

    Come explore Fort Wadsworth with a ranger!

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge Weekend

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Sandy Hook Lighthouse
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Everyday from 10/20/2018 to 10/21/2018

    The Sandy Hook Lighthouse is one of the 10 New Jersey Lighthouses along the Atlantic coastline and Delaware Bay open for tours this weekend.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Peak Foliage Leaf Peeping Walk

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Get outside to enjoy the beautiful colors of fall while the leaves are at their most vibrant! We will engage all five senses as we celebrate what autumn in the Northeast has to offer. All ages welcome!

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Tracks and Trails: Animal Signs Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 20, 2018

    Even if we might not see them, animals are all around us. Become an "animal detective" by learning about and discovering clues that animals leave behind.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Jamaica Bay Raptorama!

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, October 21, 2018

    Celebrate fascinating birds of prey!

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    The Ghosts of the Narrows

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
    Sunday, October 21, 2018

    Every Sunday Weekly from 10/07/2018 to 10/21/2018

    While Fort Wadsworth never saw any major battles, it did see its fair share of gruesome accidents and incidents. Come learn about the fort’s darker history and take a tour of the “tunnels” of the abandoned Civil-War era fortress.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Hunter's Moon Sunset Walk

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    Experience the park after dark!

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bird Banding Demonstration

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot M (North K) Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, October 27, 2018

    A banding station will be set up by the Monmouth County Audubon Society.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Halloween Campfire

    • Time: 6:00 PM
    • Location: Great Kills Beach
    Saturday, October 27, 2018

    Join National Park Rangers, storytellers, and singers around a roaring campfire during this late fall evening.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Spooky Tales/Ghosts of Historic Fort Hancock

    • Location: Sandy Hook - Building 18 Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FEE
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    Get into the Halloween spirit on this moonlight walk.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    A Winter Hike at Breezy Point

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at Ft. Tilden Building 1 & Carpool to Breezy Point.
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, November 3, 2018

    American Littoral Society Partner program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Holly Forest Ramble

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - U.S. Life-Saving Station Parking Lot (between Lot D & E)
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, November 3, 2018

    A ranger-led walk goes through Sandy Hook's maritime holly forest.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    North Channel Bridge Beach Cleanup

    • Location: North Channel Bridge, Jamaica Bay
    Saturday, November 3, 2018

    Volunteers Needed - Help Clean up Jamaica Bay!

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Stars of Sandy Hook

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot E Plaza
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, November 10, 2018

    Join a park ranger and S.T.A.R. Astronomy Society to view the night sky.

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