Even though you’re just next door, you’ll a feel a world away from the city when camping at Floyd Bennett Field, which puts you in a prime spot for many recreational opportunities in and out of the water. Take a tour of the grounds and you’ll find hiking trails, historic airplane hangars and a recreation complex with bike rentals. If you’ve ever wanted to try your hand at archery, your camping reservation gets you access to an outdoor range with 8-10 targets.
Campsite area
Tent or RV sites
52 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Up to 6 vehicles
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Floyd Bennett Field.

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Hipcamper Nate
Nate S.
recommends this listing.
March 3rd, 2017

Not a pretty campsite, but a great place to stay in NYC!

Hipcamper Nick
Nick D.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 4th, 2016

Floyd Bennett Field is an old airstrip that has been taken over by the National Parks Service. If you've ever driven, or ridden your bike to Rockaway Beach— like I have—then you've probably passed it without even realizing it. What's tucked away behind long retired cement runways is a little piece of Brooklyn paradise that might surprise you.

Complete with a well stocked camp store, bathrooms, running water and picnic areas, Floyd Bennett Field hosts a slew of well maintained tent sites. Each site has it's own fire ring and picnic table. The foliage and wooded area surrounding the tent sites will let you forget for a little while that you're still in one of the biggest cities in the world—which is why Camp Getaway is aptly named.

Hipcamper J H.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
June 29th, 2018
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October 17th, 2017
Gateway National Recreation Area
New York
United States
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40.592° N, 73.891° W
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Tent Only: 32 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
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RV / Trailer: 20 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)