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July 2015

Celebrate the 4th
•  Kick off the holiday weekend with a beach campfire.
•  Take a fun and easy paddle on Jamaica Bay.
•  Stop by our nation's 1st Capitol to meet Gen. Washington.
•  Head to St. Paul's to hear tolling bells & the Declaration.
•  Visit Fort Wadsworth for history and fireworks.

Get active
•  Tour Sandy Hook on a 3-mile bike ride.
•  Join kayak trips at Floyd Bennett, the Refuge or Riis Landing.
•  Experience the urban outback on a family campout.
•  See competitors vie at the All-Women Lifeguard Tournament.

Enjoy the parks by night
•  Rock out at a mid-week beach concert.
•  Explore a historic fort on a lantern tour.
•  Go stargazing at Sandy Hook or Great Kills.
•  Discover nocturnal creatures on a full moon hike.

Find more to do on the calendar and park activities guide.

Meet George Washington at Federal Hall, 7/3 & 7/4, or hear the Declaration of Independence read at St. Paul's, 7/4.

Pick up paddling skills or join an expedition at Canarsie Pier, Floyd Bennett, Riis Landing or the Wildlife Refuge.

See female lifeguards compete at Sandy Hook in races, relays, the Ironwoman Challenge and more! 7/29

The National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy is working to create on New York Harbor the finest urban waterfront recreation and educational national park system in the world.

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