AAA Editor Notes
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge is 3 mi. s. on Crossbay Blvd. off Belt Pkwy. exit 17S in the Gateway National Recreation Area. The 9,155-acre refuge contains varied habitats, including freshwater ponds, marshes, bays, fields, wooded areas and islands. It is a major stopover for migrating birds; some 330 species have been recorded since the mid-1950s. A 1.75-mile walking trail allows visitors to experience a natural setting within New York City.



Admission
Free.
Location
Station: Broad Channel
Hours
Refuge daily dawn-dusk. Visitor center daily 9-5. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Allow 2 hours minimum.
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