• Miles of uncrowded white sandy beaches extend to the horizon, separating the clear blue ocean and undulating grass-covered dunes.

    Fire Island

    National Seashore New York

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  • New Backcountry Camping procedures

    Reservations for required permits must be obtained through Recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Davis Park or access points west, and involve a 2½ to 10 mile hike. More »

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Fire Island National Seashore
120 Laurel Street
Patchogue, NY 11772-3596

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Park Headquarters

Our Staff & Offices

William Floyd Estate
631-399-2030 (or 631-395-9693)

Fire Island Lighthouse

Sailors Haven Visitor Center

Watch Hill Visitor Center

Wilderness Visitor Center

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631-289-4898 (park headquarters)


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Did You Know?

Dead whale in swash on beach.

Whales and other marine mammals live in the ocean south of Fire Island. Occasionally, they are can be spotted from shore, and rarely a dead whale will wash ashore. More...