Gateway National Recreation Area - Sandy Hook Pass

Gateway National Recreation Area

The Sandy Hook Season Pass for Gateway National Recreation Area is an economical option for beach goers who plan on visiting Sandy Hook multiple times during the summer. This pass is a vehicle pass permitting the pass holder to occupy one parking space within a designated fee area. 

This Season Pass enables pass holders to pay a single price for the summer and use the pass unlimited times per vehicle. This pass does not guarantee entry when Sandy Hook has closed because parking has reached capacity or guarantee a spot in a specific parking lot. Pass holders should not expect to have expedited entry through the Fee Plaza and should adhere to the direction of Fee Collectors. The season pass is a hang-tag that can be moved between vehicles and Senior or Access card holders are expected to show their Inter- agency Senior or Access card when entering.

Senior or Access card holders are required to show their Inter- agency Senior or Access card when entering.

Pass does not guarantee entry when Sandy Hook is full and closed.

Online sales are preseason only. Online sales end May 28, 2021

Printed copy or digital version of the pass is required to be exchanged for a Sandy Hook Season Pass hang tag to be valid. Digital passes can be exchanged for the hangtag daily beginning 5/2/21 between the hours of 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at the Sandy Hook Entrance Station.

Hangtag must be displayed when parking in a designated fee area.

ID and Senior/Access Interagency card is required for all discounted passes.

This pass does not guarantee parking availability. For your safety, please remember that parking outside of designated areas is discouraged and visitors who park illegally may be fined and towed.

Valid on a single, private (non-commercial) vehicle less than 20ft in length.

Purchasing this pass does not provide special or faster entry into the park.

Passes are non-transferrable, non-refundable, not replaceable if lost or stolen, and are void if altered or reproduced.