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  1. Beach Parking Fees at Jacob Riis Park and Sandy Hook

    There are no entrance fees for Gateway National Recreation Area. However, there is a charge for beach parking from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day at Jacob Riis Park in Queens, N.Y. and at Sandy Hook, N.J.

    More about parking/transportation fees

There are no entrance fees for Gateway National Recreation Area. However, there is a charge for beach parking from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day at Jacob Riis Park in Queens, N.Y. and at Sandy Hook, N.J. America the Beautiful Access Pass and America the Beautiful Senior Passes holders receive a 50% discount. **Please note that America the Beautiful Annual pass holders do NOT receive a discount on expanded amenities fees such as beach parking. Active Military Members and U.S. Military Veterans who own an America the Beautiful Annual Pass will receive free beach parking at Gateway. Active-duty military photo identification will be required at all times to verify ownership of the Annual Pass. Vehicle Hang Tag is to be displayed at all times. (Hang tag is issued with annual pass.) Every Kid Outdoor pass holders will also receive free beach parking.

2024 Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

Come experience the national parks! All National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone (other fees, including timed entry or reservation fees, may apply). Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free dates:

 

Parking Fees

There are no entrance fees for Gateway National Recreation Area. However, there is a charge for beach parking from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day at Jacob Riis Park in Queens, N.Y. and at Sandy Hook, N.J.

 

 

 

 

Last updated: May 11, 2023

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