"Gateway National Recreation Area" Trails

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Gateway National Recreation Area: Fort Wadsworth :: Saint George, NY

Occupying a strategic location at the entrance to New York’s harbor, Fort Wadsworth was extremely important to the defense of the nation for many years. Today, most people drive right by—or over—the former military base, which now sits in the enormou

Gateway National Recreation Area: Floyd Bennett Field :: Gateway National Recreation Area, NY

Floyd Bennett Field is not the kind of park you’d expect to find deep in Brooklyn, yet there it is, a long walk or a short bus ride from the end of the 2 and the 5 subway lines. Opening in 1931 as New York City’s first airport and converted into a na

Gateway National Recreation Area: The Hook Trail :: Highlands, NJ

Sandy Hook, part of Gateway National Recreation Area, is a mixture of natural and historic wonders. While breathing in fresh ocean air at “the hook,” you’ll see dozens of fishing boats and freighters and hear buoys echoing mournful sounds in the dist

Marshall Road :: Gateway National Recreation Area, NY

Marshall Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in New York City, New York. It is within Fort Tilden and Gateway National Recreation Area. It is 0.5 miles long and begins at 9 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is a mile with a total elevat

Beach Channel Drive Greenway :: Gateway National Recreation Area, NY

Beach Channel Drive Greenway is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Jacob Riis Park, Fort Tilden, and Gateway National Recreation Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 18 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is

Shore Road :: Gateway National Recreation Area, NY

Shore Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in New York City, New York. It is within Fort Tilden and Gateway National Recreation Area. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 13 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total eleva

Freshwater Pond Trail :: Gateway National Recreation Area, NY

Freshwater Pond Trail is a hiking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Fort Tilden and Gateway National Recreation Area. It is 0.2 miles long and begins at 8 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.4 miles with a total elevation gain

Battery Harris Trail :: Gateway National Recreation Area, NY

Battery Harris Trail is a hiking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Fort Tilden and Gateway National Recreation Area. It is 233 feet long and begins at 8 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.1 miles with a total elevation gain o

Range Road :: Gateway National Recreation Area, NY

Range Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in New York City, New York. It is within Fort Tilden and Gateway National Recreation Area. It is 0.9 miles long and begins at 7 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevat

Frashwater Pond Trail :: Gateway National Recreation Area, NY

Frashwater Pond Trail is a hiking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Fort Tilden and Gateway National Recreation Area. It is 22 feet long and begins at 8 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation gain o

Sandy Hook Ramble/Challenge :: Princeton, NJ

Sandy Hook is a beautiful 7-mile stretch of beach with a lot of history. It’s a good place to spend a day. This ride takes you from Freehold to Sandy Hook (part of the Gateway National Recreation Area) and back and shows you some of the sites in and

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge :: Jamaica Bay, NY

Take in panoramic views of thousands of acres of salt marsh and mudflat against an urban backdrop in the easternmost section of Gateway National Recreation Areaa sanctuary that also happens to be the citys single best location for spotting dozens of

Jacob Riis Boardwalk :: Jacob Riis Park, NY

Jacob Riis Boardwalk is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Jacob Riis Park and Gateway National Recreation Area. It is a mile long and begins at 8 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.9 miles with a total ele

Viewpoint Trail :: Topanga State Park, CA

Viewpoint Trail is a hiking trail in Los Angeles, California. It is within Temescal Gateway Park, Topanga State Park, and Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 335 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trai

Temesca Canyon to Will Rogers State Park :: Temescal Gateway Park, CA

Temesca Canyon to Will Rogers State Park is a hiking trail in Los Angeles, California. It is within Temescal Gateway Park, Will Rogers State Historic Park, and Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 354 fe

Antler :: Silver Lake, OR

On Fremont National Recreation Trail, this campground is a gateway to Yamsay Mountain Roadless Area. The sites receive partial shade in a select-cut forest of lodgepole pine and fir. The camp serves hikers and equestrians. Yamsay Mountain—an all-day

Marine Parkway Bridge :: Jacob Riis Park, NY

Marine Parkway Bridge is a hiking and biking trail in New York City, New York. It is within Jacob Riis Park and Gateway National Recreation Area. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 18 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a tota

West Pond Trail :: Howard Beach, NY

At Gateway National Recreation Area, southwest of John F. Kennedy International Airport, this simple interpretive loop within the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge introduces the wildlife and natural habitat of West Pond, Jamaica Bay, and the island’s outw

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge :: New York, NY

Huge Jamaica Bay, part of Gateway National Recreation Area, supports an extraordinary number of land, water, and shorebirds that nest, winter, or stopover during migration. At least 325 species have been recorded in the Jamaica Bay environs. The bay

Rock Creek :: Florence, OR

Gateway to Rock Creek Wilderness, this small campground sits where Rock Creek yawns to the ocean and the valley floor broadens into scenic meadows. Rock Creek is a beautiful, sparkling coastal water emerging from a forested canyon. An angler’s path

Sandy Hook :: Sandy Hook, NJ

Starting at a historic Life-Saving Station, now a museum, we explore the thickets, the dunes, and the shore of the Sandy Hook section of Gateway National Recreation Area. Stroll along the Atlantic Ocean and pass a freshwater pond (great for birding

Jamaica Bay :: Brooklyn, NY

Jamaica Bay is part of the 26,000-acre Gateway National Recreation Area and one of the most important wildlife refuges in the country, encompassing natural habitats that range from bay waters to salt marsh to upland fields. Taking in an area that’s l

Overlook Trail :: Roosevelt National Forest, CO

Overlook Trail is a hiking trail in Larimer County, Colorado. It is within Roosevelt National Forest and Gateway Natural Area. It is 0.4 miles long and begins at 5,390 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.6 miles with a total elevation gain

Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach, and Mill Basin :: Brooklyn, NY

Marine Park, Gerritsen Beach, Mill Basin . . . these are places unfamiliar to a lot of New Yorkers. Located on a peninsula of southeastern Brooklyn, unserved by the subway, these are traditional, family-oriented communities with a nautical vibe and,

Jamaica Bay Loop :: Brooklyn, NY

Jamaica Bay is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area, a major urban wildlife refuge on 9,155 acres of salt marsh, upland field and woods, fresh and brackish ponds, and a massive bay full of small islands. The park is home to hundreds of bird s

John Dellenback Dunes Trail :: Lakeside, OR

This trail is named for John Dellenback, an environmentally aware Republican congressman who wrote the legislation to establish the Oregon Dunes National Recreation area and served as Peace Corps director from 1975 to 1977. The hike offers a choice

Camp Gateway, Sandy Hook :: Highlands, NJ

With the opening of its campground in 2012, Camp Gateway became the closest tent campground to the New York City metropolitan area. Nestled away near the beach at Horseshoe Cove in Sandy Hook, the campground consists of 20 tent-only campsites. Plan y

Old Boise, Nampa, and Owyhee Rail Bed Trail :: Melba, ID

Located at the fringe of the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, the 500-foot-long Guffey rail bridge at Celebration Park serves as a gateway to 475,000 acres of open sagebrush desert. Start by crossing the renovated r