Sandy Hook Beach Parking

Gateway National Recreation Area

Spanning 27,000 acres from Sandy Hook in New Jersey to Breezy Point in New York City, Gateway National Recreation Area is both the gateway from the ocean into New York Harbor, and the gateway to the National Park Service for millions of visitors every year. Gateway offers green spaces and beaches alongside historic structures and cultural landscapes.  

Sandy Hook is a barrier beach located at the northern end of the New Jersey Shore. Its location at the entrance to New York Harbor assured Sandy Hook's importance for coastal and harbor defense. During the summer, visitors enjoy swimming and strolling along the Sandy Hook beaches as well discovering as natural resources and historic sites, including America's oldest lighthouse and historic coastal batteries. Lifeguards are on duty daily begining the Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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