• 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 »

Explore the Seashore

A variety of activities and resources are available at Fire Island National Seashore to enhance your educational program. Arrange a field trip by ferry, visit by bus, or bring Fire Island into your classroom with our lesson plans or traveling trunk.

Children explore the catch of the day while seining at Watch Hill.