Jamaica Bay Operating Hours

Bathhouse and Boardwalk at Jacob Riis Park
Jacob Riis Park

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Canarsie Pier

  • Canarsie Pier is open 7 days a week, year-round, 5 a.m. to 2 a.m..

  • Vehicle access is allowed 8 a.m. to 2 a.m.

Fort Tilden

  • Open daily 6 a.m until dusk.

Frank Charles Park

  • Open daily dawn until dusk.

Hangar B
Floyd Bennett Field

  • Open to the public on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • For information about Hangar B, contact the Ryan Visitor Center at (718) 338-3799.

Ryan Visitor Center
Floyd Bennett Field

  • Visitor Center: Open Wednesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Permit Office/Book Store: Open from Wednesday to Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • The Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
  • Phone Number: (718) 338-3799

Jacob Riis Park

  • The Boardwalk is open 7 days a week, year-round, sunrise to midnight. The parking lot at Jacob Riis Park closes at midnight.

  • Lifeguards are on duty 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day.
    Only swim at lifeguarded areas when lifeguards are on duty.

  • Beach parking fees are collected between Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Phone Numbers
    First Aid Station: (718) 318-4331
    Lifeguard Station: (718) 318-4332
    Riis Parking Lot Office (718) 318-4310

Visitor Center
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge

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

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

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

  • The Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge trails and parking lot are open dawn to dusk year-round.

  • Phone Number: (718) 318-4340

North Channel Bridge

  • The North Channel Bridge parking area is open 5 a.m to 11 p.m.

Last updated: June 1, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

Phone:

(718) 815-3651

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