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Gateway National Recreation Area General Management Plan Open House

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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The National Park Service is inviting the public to comment on the  Draft General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Gateway National Recreation Area at the final open house at Jamaica Bay on Sept. 10.

Gateway is at a crossroads and a new vision is necessary to shape the park’s future. The Draft General Management Plan / Environmental Impact Statement (GMP/EIS)  will help park managers focus on what is most important in carrying out a new 20-year vision for Gateway and the mission of the National Park Service. 

Location

Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Jamaica Bay Park
100 Cross Bay Boulvard
Queens
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

National Park Service

Contact Number

(718) 354-4568

Categories

Education, History, Talks, Fishing

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

ParkTribute Park

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, this park is closed until further notice.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

The area of Rockaway Beach from Beach 116th Street to Beach 109th Street will be temporarily closed as the US Army Corps of Engineers begins sand moving operations. Once work begins in this area, we expect the closure to last approximately one week.

More information about the Army Corps’ work to replenish Rockaway Beach is available on their NY District website.


PlaygroundsSeba Playground

Seba Playground will be closed to reconstruct the current Seba Tot Lot into a playground for children of all ages. The new design will enlarge the toddler area by adding a custom spray shower, seating, and two new tot play units. Additional play spaces will also be added for 5 to 12 year olds, and will include a large accessible play unit, a second spray shower and seating area. These two play areas will be joined by 15 additional swings for both age groups. The site will also feature an accessible drinking fountain, attractive plantings, and a bicycle rack.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

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