Ride with the NYC DOT, the Regional Plan Association, and the National Park Service to Floyd Bennett Field!
What to bring: Bike, helmet, lock, MetroCard (if taking the train back), sun block, snacks, and water.
Where to meet: We will be meeting on the southside of the intersection of Emmons Avenue at Sheepshead Bay Road. We will begin check in at 9:15am and will be departing promptly at 10am.
How to get there: To get there by subway, take the B or Q train to the Sheepshead Bay subway station. Follow the signs for the Sheepshead Bay Road exit, and turn right out of the station. Follow Sheepshead Bay Road south until it dead ends into Emmons Avenue. Or, ride your bike!
What to expect: Riding on a combination of bike lanes, city streets, and off-street paths (including the Jamaica Bay Greenway), we will travel to Floyd Bennett Field, part of the Gateway National Recreation Area . Upon arrival, a National Park Ranger will provide a -FREE- guided tour covering about 2 miles and lasting about an hour. We will cover roughly 5.5 miles in total. After the tour, bike home on your own, or follow a ride marshal to the starting point . Children welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.
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