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Camp Gateway Brooklyn

Gateway National Recreation Area

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50 Aviation Rd. Brooklyn, NY 11234 718-338-3799 Reservations: 877-833-6777 Official Website

GPS: 40.595, -73.8839

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  • Reviews (3)
  • Amenities

Overview of Camp Gateway Brooklyn

Camp Gateway-Brooklyn will not be open for the 2022 season.

No RVs allowed on Belt Parkway; take alternate routes on expressways

Weekly Rate Yes

Number of Sites 12

Pad Type concrete

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally April - Oct.

Elevation 0 ft / 0 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about Camp Gateway Brooklyn

To ask questions of the owner or manager please contact the campground directly. 718-338-3799

Bill asked on 11/3/2019

Is Floyd Bennet in Brooklyn open this time of year?

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Reviews of Camp Gateway Brooklyn 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Location
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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 9/20/2016
AT&T 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 9/20/2016
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 6/6/2017
4 reviews
“$30 a night in Brooklyn! But this place is a total FREE FOR ALL!”

Reviewed 6/6/2017

Nightly rate: $30
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 45
Overall Rating

Just like the other reviewers here have said, this is a place to camp in/near NYC for $30 a night, you cannot beat that - you really can't, even when you factor in all the negatives and there are a few of those.... This is essentially a very large concrete lot in an abandoned airport from the 1930s. Yes the park service is trying to... more

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T-Mobile 4G

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

jclaeson
43' Voltage 3950
2011 GMC Sierra 3500 Dually
2 reviews
“The best RV camping in Brooklyn”

Reviewed 9/20/2016

Nightly rate: $19
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: A55
Overall Rating

We stayed at Camp Gateway for a week to explore NYC. The camp is an old airport so your site is on tarmac and open to a huge paved area on the water. There's regular traffic of people coming and going but not so much so that it's a bother. The convenience of being near NYC is the only thing the camp has going for it. There are no hooku... more

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Location
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AT&T 4G
Verizon 4G

jclaeson would stay here again

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homeindeed
41' Open Range 3X427BHS
2015 Ford F350
8 reviews
“The most interesting campsite we have seen.”

Reviewed 10/25/2015

Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 8
Overall Rating

We stayed at Camp Gateway at Floyd Bennett Field for several nights in order to explore NYC. This site is fairly convenient to the city and very inexpensive. Since we have a National Parks annual pass, the fee was only $15/night. There is a bus stop at the main office, so you can park there and take bus to the nearest subway and be ... more

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

homeindeed would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • dump station
  • general store
  • ADA Accessible
  • recycle
  • restrooms: vault
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pet restrictions: No pets in tent sites
  • pets
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