Gateway National Recreation Area10 Votes Currently Open
- Address: 26 Hudson Rd, Highlands, NJ 07732, USA, Old Bridge Township, United States
- Phone: +1-7328725970
- Tags: Family And Kids, Nature, Bird Watching
In the port of New Jersey and New York, it is a 26,607 acre national recreation area which is scattered over New York, Queens, New Jersey, Staten Island, Brooklyn, and Monmouth county. It offers bird watching, hiking, camping, boating, and ocean swimming which are rare in congested urban periphery. This recreational gateway welcomes around 10 million visitors annually. You can enjoy bird-watching, gardening, biking, fishing, golf and boating in Jamaica Bay. You can arrange canoe cruises, picnic, salt water and night time fishing in Sandy hook. A seasonal kayaking program is offered by great kills park. During summer and early fall you will see some goats, brought to Fort Wadsworth to manage invasive weeds. You can also visit the oldest continuously-operated lighthouse in Sandy hook.
How to Reach Gateway National Recreation Area
- Rented Car / Taxi