• 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 »

Parks as Classrooms

Curriculum Materials

Come explore the seashore or bring the park into your own classroom. Field trips, materials for loan, and lesson plans with a variety of activities and resources are available to enhance your educational experience.

Field Trips

Learn more about each of our sites and plan your next visit to Fire Island National Seashore.

Traveling Trunks

Packed with sand, samples, and shells, the Fire Island Treasure Chest is a great way to prepare for your Fire Island field trip, or to bring the Seashore into your classroom.