Operating Hours & Seasons

Gateway is open all year round

Gateway National Recreation Area is composed of three units spanning two states and 27,000 acres. The Jamaica Bay and Staten Island units are open daily from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. with the exception of Canarsie Pier and Jacob Riis Park, which are open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Sandy Hook Unit is open daily from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

There have been some changes in hours of operation due to COVID-19.
The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and Fort Wadsworth Visitor Centers are open on Satuday and Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm. The Sandy Hook Visitor Center is open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. All other visitor centers, history houses, and ranger stations remain closed at this time. Visitor centers, history houses, and ranger stations are closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

Last updated: May 24, 2022

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210 New York Avenue
Staten Island , NY 10305

Phone:

718 354-4606

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