Plan Your Visit

New York City Marathon, has been run since 1970 and begins at Fort Wadsworth. Last year some 50,000 people participated.  Photo by Francesca Simondi.
Marathon runners begin the race from Fort Wadsworth and cross the Verrazanno Bridge.

Francesca Simondi, 2011.

One of the annual fall events in NYC is the Marathon, held on the first Sunday of November since 1970 and begins at Fort Wadsworth. Last year some 50,000 people participated. Check out our Fall Guide to see what events are right for you.

 
An osprey returns to its nest.
An osprey nest in Jamaica Bay.

NPS Photo by Micah Bochart.

Where Worlds Converge

An exhibit of photographs by Micah Bochart examining nature thriving and being discovered in our multicultural metropolis.

Exhibit opening and reception Sunday, September 29, 2-4 PM. Exhibit is displayed for two months.

The exhibit can be viewed inside the Visitor Center at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.

  • Summer Hours: Open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Winter and Spring Hours: Open Wednesday to Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • The Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

  • Phone Number: (718) 318-4340

    Find out more about our exhibit space here.

 

Last updated: September 24, 2019

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