Floyd Bennett Field

Gateway National Recreation Area

3 Reviews
50 Aviation Rd. Brooklyn, NY 11234 718-354-4606 718-338-3799 Official Website

GPS: 40.5859, -73.8868

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Overview of Floyd Bennett Field

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3bars
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Last reported 9/20/2016
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Last reported 9/20/2016
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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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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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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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homeindeed would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • recycle
  • restrooms: vault
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets
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