Jacob Riis Park



Special thanks to our Gateway National Park host, the National Park Service, who endeavor to enrich thier parks’ natural beauty with educational moments and cultural relevance for the communities and visitors they service.

A large diverse urban park spanning two states, Gateway combines recreational activities with natural beauty, wildlife preservation, military history and more  Visitors can hike, picnic, swim, sunbathe, bike, visit the oldest lighthouse in the nation, see an airplane collection and camp overnight, all in the New York metropolitan area.   As the National Park Service (NPS) looks forward to its Centennial Gateway is putting together creative ideas to invite people to the park and be part of the NPS’s next 100 years. For information about Gateway’s upcoming public programs, see the park’s Web site at http://www.nps.gov/gate/index.htm.  To join the conversation about Gateway, like us on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/Gatewaynps.