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Camp Gateway - Sandy Hook

6 Reviews

About This Campground

National Park Service


Welcome to Gateway National Recreation Area, Sandy Hook Unit! There are a variety of cultural and recreational opportunities available at the park including history tours, living history demonstrations, hiking, birding, kayaking, camping, swimming, and biking. Sandy Hook is known for…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups


6 Reviews of Camp Gateway - Sandy Hook

Ratings Breakdown

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sThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2022

Great spot in the area!

This is a know before you go spot. Yes you must lug your gear in, but when I went there were large carts for that purpose. Bathrooms are serviceable overall (no showers as others have noted), and the place is intermittently staffed; bring everything you need. Try for a spot with the cover, it was…

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Dan W.
Reviewed May. 22, 2021

A three day weekend must.

Finally after the closure during covid the campgrounds open memorial day. 7 miles of ocean and bay side beaches, historic buildings, and walking trials. Carry in carry out rules apply, don't be that person!

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Camp Gateway - Sandy Hook is located in New Jersey


**From North Jersey and New York:** South on the New Jersey Turnpike, Exit 11 onto the Garden State Parkway (South), Exit 117 (Keyport/Hazlet). After toll, bear left and follow Route 36 East 12 miles to park entrance (after crossing the Highlands Bridge). Stay right to enter the park. **From South Jersey:** North on Garden State Parkway, Exit 105 (Eatontown), bear left for Route 36 East. Continue on Route 36 East, pass Monmouth Mall and across Route 35 through Eatontown and Long Branch (Route 36 is called Joline Avenue here). Continue on Route 36, which turns left and follows north along ocean (Route 36 is called Ocean Blvd. here). North for six miles through the towns of Long Branch, Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright to park. **From Philadelphia & Camden, New Jersey: ** New Jersey Turnpike north to Exit 7A (Shore Points) onto I-195, East on I-195 to Garden State Parkway north, GSP north to Exit 105 (Eatontown). Then follow "From South Jersey" directions above. For directions by bus or ferry please go to [www.nps.gov/gate/planyourvisit/directions.htm ](http://www.nps.gov/gate/planyourvisit/directions.htm).


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73.99509628 W

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