Plan Your Visit

Robert Moses, by Gaia
Robert Moses, mural by Gaia, 2016. 8' x 12' acrylic on canvas, created for Forbidden Fruit exhibition at Rockaway Artists Alliance.

Gaia, painter,  photo by John Hedderson

Herbert Johnson Fall Lectures

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

Art in the Park Lectures

Sundays at 2 PM

October 2. Christine Mullally, Education Director Rockaway Artists Alliance: Forbidden Fruit.

October 9. Conrad Winslow, Artistic Director, Wild Shore New Music: Music Inspired by Parks.

October 16. Cern, Muralist and Painter. Seed Project.

October 23. Gaia, (Andrew Pisacane) Muralist and Painter. Street Art.

October 30. Ritty Mahoney, Stage Director, Staten Island Shakespearean Theater. Street Theater.

Click here to download a flyer for the Art in the Park Fall Lectures.

Visitor Center Hours

Ryan Visitor Center, Floyd Bennett Field--Open seven days/week 9 AM to 5 PM.

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge--Open seven days/week from 9 Am to 5 PM.

Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center--Open Wednesday--Sunday, 9 AM to 4:30 PM.

Fort Wadsworth Camp Office-- Open seven days/week 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM (camp staff available until 8 PM).

Great Kills Ranger Station-- Friday through Tuesday 9 AM - 4:30 PM closed 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (permits available).

Miller Field Ranger Station - Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (permits available)

Sandy Hook Lighthouse Keepers Quarters/Visitor Center--Open seven days/week 9 AM - 5 PM.


Fall Program Guides

Jamaica Bay Fall Guide -- please click here.

Sandy Hook Fall Guide -- please click here.

Staten Island Fall Guide -- please click here. Staten Island Programs Cancelled for Nov. 5. and 6.

Please note that because of the NYC Marathon, the programs at Fort Wadsworth for Saturday, November 5, Tell Me about a Civil War Soldier, and Sunday, November 6 Fall Hike and Fort Tour, will be cancelled.

 
Broad Channel, photo by Don Riepe
Broad Channel, Queens, photo by Don Riepe, where  some of the documentary,  Saving Jamaica Bay was shot

Photo by Don Riepe, used with permission.

October Events
Open House New York
October 15 and 16, 2016
Go to www.ohny.org/weekend/overview for full listing.
Saturday, October 15
Battery Weed, at Fort Wadworth, Staten Island
Open 12-5; Tours at 12, 2 and 4
Sunday October 16
Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn
Ryan Visitor Center Open 12-5; Tours at 12, 2 and 4.

Broad Channel Premiere: October 26 at 6:30 PM
Saving Jamaica Bay; a Documentary Film

The Broad Channel Civic Association is hosting the premiere of this powerful documentary film narrated by Susan Sarandon.
Wednesday, October 26 at 6:30 PM; American Legion Hall, Post 1404, 209 Cross Bay Blvd. Broad Channel. 11693. Reservations are required. Click here for more information: Saving Jamaica Bay a Documentary Film.


The Portmann Photo Exhibit at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge continues.
 
One Great Egret and dozen Snowy Egrets work the shoreline of the East Pond for fishes escaping a gang of Double-crested Cormorants. Jamaica Bay Refuge.
One Great Egret and dozen Snowy Egrets work the shoreline of the East Pond for fishes escaping a gang of Double-crested Cormorants. Jamaica Bay Refuge.

Francois Portmann photograph.

 

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

Phone:

(718) 354-4606
US Park Police- 24 hour dispatch for Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island 718-338-3988 Sandy Hook Law Enforcement - 24 hour dispatch for Sandy Hook, NJ 732-872-5900

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