Camping is available in all three units of Gateway - Jamaica Bay, Sandy Hook and Staten Island. The campground at Floyd Bennett Field includes six sites for recreations vehicles. Camping reservations should be made online at www.recreation.gov. Please note that the campground in Staten Island is currently closed, and is expected to open for the 2018 season on June 22.
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: June 8, 2018