Description

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
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
52 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Floyd Bennett Field.

Beach
Forest
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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.

Foliage surrounding the camp sitesRV parking available on an old tarmac with a view of city lights way out in the distanceWell maintained sitesAccess to a beach on one of the many inlets in the area
Hipcamper Nate
Nate S.
recommends this listing.
March 3rd, 2017

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

Hipcamper J H.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
June 29th, 2018
Hipcamper Ho Ying F.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
October 17th, 2017
Park
Gateway National Recreation Area
State
New York
Country
United States
Phone Number
718-354-4606
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
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Coordinates
40.592° N, 73.891° W
Unknown price
Tent Only: 32 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)
Unknown price
RV / Trailer: 20 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)

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