Gateway Nra-Staten Isl Boat Launch Parking Pass

Gateway National Recreation Area

The Boat Launch Parking Permit is required to park in the designated Boat Launch Parking Lot at Great Kills Park, Staten Island Unit.   

The Boat Launch Parking Permit is available for purchase online only through Recreation.gov from 3/1/22 through 4/30/22.  

The Boat Launch Parking Permit is valid from purchase date until November 30, 2022.

The Boat Launch season is from 4/1/22 until 11/30/22.  

Boat Launch Parking Lot Regulations:

A boat trailer must be attached to your vehicle within the Boat Launch Parking Lot.  

Boat Launch parking is limited to 24 hours per visit.  

Commercial activity is prohibited.  

Personal watercraft, such as jet-skis, kayaks, canoes, or any other personal watercraft are prohibited at the Boat Launch Parking Lot at Great Kills Park.   

How do I receive the Boat Launch Parking Permit Vehicle Decal?

Bring a printed copy or digital version of your Recreation.gov purchase to the following location, dates, and times listed:

Ranger Station, Miller Field, Staten Island Unit  

9 a.m. to 2 p.m.   

Thursday, Friday, Saturday  

March 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31  

April 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21 ,22, 23, 28, 29, 30  

May 5, 6, 7  

The pass holder name, address and vehicle license plate are required to purchase the pass. 

This pass does not guarantee parking availability.

How do I receive the Boat Launch Parking Permit Vehicle Decal?

To receive your Boat Launch Vehicle Decal, bring a printed copy or digital version of your Recreation.gov purchase to the location, dates, and times listed.

Vehicle Decals are only available to pickup during the times listed.

Boat Launch Vehicle Decal Pickup:

Ranger Station, Miller Field, Staten Island Unit

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Thursday, Friday, Saturday 

March 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31 

April 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21 ,22, 23, 28, 29, 30 

May 5, 6, 7 

The Boat Launch Permit and Vehicle Decal are non-transferrable, not replaceable for any reason, and are void if altered or reproduced. 

A boat trailer must be attached to your vehicle within the Boat Launch Parking Lot. 

Boat Launch parking is limited to 24 hours per visit. 

Commercial activity is prohibited. 

Personal watercraft, such as jet-skis, kayaks, canoes, or any other personal watercraft are prohibited at the Boat Launch Parking Lot at Great Kills Park. 

The Boat Launch Permit purchase is non-refundable.