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GATEWAY NATIONAL RECREATION AREA
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Gateway National Recreation Area

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'Monarch Butterfly'
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A Monarch Butterfly resting on flower with a bee flying behind thhe butterfly.

Gateway National Recreation Area
'Sandy Hook Lighthouse'

Sandy Hook Lighthouse At Fort Hancock,NJ 2009

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'prickly pear cactus on the beach'

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'wildlife area'

Gateway National Recreation Area
'Lighthouse, Fort Hancock, Raritan Bay'

Gateway National Recreation Area

Gateway National Recreation Area
'Historic Fort Hancock'

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'Fort Hancock as seen through Lighthouse'

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'The Light in the Lighthouse'

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'Lighthouse with gargoyle drain'

Inside Historic Sandy Hook Lighthouse. There is an old gargoyle drain on the outside.

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'Fresnel lens'

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Gateway National Recreation Area
'Gunnison Beach Sandy Hook'

Winter at Gunnison Beach

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'Sandy Hook Sea Glass'

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'Sea Snail Sandy Hook Fishing Beach'

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'beached jellyfish'

Gateway National Recreation Area

Gateway National Recreation Area
'Starfish, Sandy Hook-North Beach'

Gateway National Recreation Area

Gateway National Recreation Area

Gateway National Recreation Area
'Light House'
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The Sandy Hook Light House Sits At the entrance to Fort Hancock.

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'Light House'
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The Sandy Hook Light House Sits At the entrance to Fort Hancock.

Gateway NRA is a 26,000 acre recreation area located in the heart of the New York metropolitan area. The park extends through three New York City boroughs and into northern New Jersey.

Park sites offer a variety of recreation opportunities, along with a chance to explore many significant cultural and natural resources.
Events
June 17 - June 24
Crustacean of the Day
Drop in at Beach Area E to observe and handle creatures native to Sandy Hook Bay.

Location: Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach, Gateway National Recreation Area

Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

June 19
Campfire on the Beach
Stories cover the history and mysteries of the Hook. participants are encouraged to bring beach blankets or chairs, snacks, bug repellent, family and friends!

Location: Sandy Hook - Lot E Beach, Gateway National Recreation Area

Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

June 19 - June 24
Coastal Naturalist Series
Class meets at Sandy Hook to explore the beach, bay, marsh, and maritime forest. Learn to recognize plants and animals found in coastal habitats. Series includes: coastal botany, birding for beginners (binoculars provided) and estuarine fish and invertebrate identification. Program is ideal for nature enthusiasts and educators. Participants will receive a copy of our coastal field guide. Cost: $99. Please call 732-291-0055 to register.

Location: Sandy Hook - American Littoral Society Bldg. 18, Fort Hancock, Gateway National Recreation Area


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Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
August 7 Very clean and well maintained by Tina and Steve Scharf
A variety of informational programs and tours, the informations center, ranger station, are all well organized and user friendly. We are frequent visitors.


Area Accommodations (over 15 miles away)
Morning Dove Inn - BELMAR, NJBBs / Inns
The Morning Dove Inn, located between the historic towns of Ocean Grove and Spring Lake offers various nearby attractions to delight anytime of the year.
17.7 miles from park*
Manchester Inn Bed and Breakfast - Ocean Grove, NJBBs / Inns
The Manchester Inn, The Ocean Grove New Jersey Bed Breakfast and The Secret Garden Restaurant are steps from the white sandy beach and the gentle surf of the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the cooling ocean breezes from our rocking chair porch while overlooking Ocean Pathway, Ocean Groves finest avenue
15.2 miles from park*
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