Camp in an urban national park
Camping is available in all three units of Gateway - Jamaica Bay, Sandy Hook and Staten Island - but year round camping is only available at Floyd Bennett Field. The campgrounds at Floyd Bennett Field include six sites for recreations vehicles. Camping reservations should be made online at www.recreation.gov.
Kayaking programs are available at both the Jamaica Bay and Staten Island units between Memorial Day and Labor Day.
In Staten Island Unit's Great Kills Park you can join a ranger Fridays-Mondays, 10:30- 4 pm. You must be nine or older and higher than four feet tall.
Programs are also available in Jamaica Bay. Walk Up & Paddle programs are available every Saturday and Sunday at the Seaplane Ramp at Floyd Bennett Field at 9:30, every Saturday at Canarsie Pier at 1 pm and every Sunday at Riis Landing at 1 pm through Labor Day.
Last updated: September 20, 2017