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 »
Climate Friendly Planning
Climate Friendly Parks / Clean Marina Initiative
The Climate Friendly Park program is expected to:
In 2009, Fire Island National Seashore completed its CFP Action Plan, and has begun to initiate components within the park's means.
The Clean Marina Program initiated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is also expected to be implemented at Fire Island National Seashore in 2008.
In addition to the National Park Service operated marinas, there are municipal and privately owned marinas within the boundaries of the park on Fire Island.
Planning for Today and Tomorrow
Principles of the Climate Friendly Park program and sustainable design will be incorporated into future plans for Fire Island National Seashore facilities.
Park staff and partners are also committed to implementing best practices and creating a more sustainable future today.
Did You Know?
The first Fire Island Lighthouse was built in 1826 on the western end of the island. Today, Fire Island Inlet is more than 5 miles west of this foundation. More...