Fire Island National Seashore provides diverse marine and terrestrial habitats that support a wide variety of wildlife.
You may be able to observe many of these animals during your excursion in the park. Other animals are seldom seen but vital components of a healthy natural ecosystem.
Did You Know?
The Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness was named for New York Congressman Otis G. Pike, who served from 1961-79, and co-sponsored the bill to create Fire Island National Seashore in 1964. The Fire Island Wilderness was designated in 1980. More...