Facilities Closed As a public health precaution, facilities including visitor centers at Gateway National Recreation Area, are temporarily closed until further notice, for the safety of staff and visitors. The park is open.
Updates will be posted to the park website, www.nps.gov/gate, and on Twitter and Facebook: @GatewayNPS
We are accepting film permit applications. Please call us at 732-872-5862 for more information.
Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook is located on a barrier beach peninsula on the Northeast tip of the New Jersey shore. Located at the entrance of New York Harbor, it had significant importance in coastal defense throughout history. Sandy Hook's unique location and history allows visitors to engage in a variety of recreational activities and in turn allows for unique filming opportunities. Visitors enjoy beaches, hiking trails, fishing, camping, biking, boating, picnicking, and visiting historic Fort Hancock.
This website is for those who wish to conduct commercial filming within Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook and provides different location ideas. Commercial film and still photography within a National Park requires approval in the form of a Special Use Permit. If you wish to film or take photos within a National Park and you are using models and/or props, wish to access a closed area, and/or the film or photos will be used to sell a product or are the product, a Special Use Permit is REQUIRED.
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