Jamaica Bay Operating Hours

Ryan Visitor Center restored lobby
The restoration work on Floyd Bennett Field's Ryan Visitor Center is complete! See how the former air terminal looked circa 1939.


Public Building Hours of Operation

William Fitts Ryan Visitor Center, Floyd Bennett Field

Open seven days a week from March 6- November 14

Visitor Center:

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Permit office/book store:

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

November 15-March 5

Open Wednesday- Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Visit the newly renovated Ryan Visitor Center! Exhibits show photos and film footage of aviation's pioneering past at Floyd Bennett Field. Enjoy the children's activity room or brouse our gift shop and bookstore. Permits may be obtained in the bookstore, from 9 AM - 4:00 PM. Floyd Bennett Field is open to visitors from sunrise to dusk, daily. Visitors are allowed in the park after dusk, by permit only, or at Aviator Sports and Recreation.

Jacob Riis Park Bathhouse

Closed for the season.

Hangar B (Historic Aircraft Restoration Project), Floyd Bennett Field

Closed until further notice due to to repairs.

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Visitor Contact Station

March 6- November 14
Open 7 days a week: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

November 15- March 5
Open Wednesday- Sunday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge trails and parking lot are open from sunrise to sunset.

Canarsie Pier
Open 5:00 AM - 2:00 AM the next day
Closed to all visitors from 2:00 AM - 5:00 AM and to all vehicles from 2:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Please note All of Jamaica Bay's visitor centers, contact stations, and offices, will be closed on December 25, and January 1. The park's grounds will be open on both days.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305


(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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