Sportsman's ORV driving limitations
Due to the breach at Old Inlet, the sportsman's driving area is reduced to approximately 1¼ miles of the beach west of the Wilderness Visitor Center. Required permits may be purchased at this visitor center when staffed, for use through 12/31/2013. More »
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 »
Environmental Assessments for Recent Projects at Fire Island National Seashore
A summary of recent Environmental Assessments (EAs) and Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) created for Fire Island National Seashore projects is provided below, along with links to the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) statement for the selected alternative for each project.
Documents Open for Public Review
Other Plans and Projects
A list of park projects without documents open for review can be found at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/fiis.
Fire Island Community Short-Term Storm Protection
Beach Nourishment and Maintenance Dredging at Smith Point County Park and Cupsogue County Park
Sailors Haven Channel Dredging:
Fire Island Lighthouse First Order Fresnel Lens Return and Display:
West Entrance Station:
Smith Point County Park Fishing Pier:
Personal Watercraft Regulations:
Rehabilitation of Sailors Haven Marina and Ferry Dock:
Wildland Fire Management Plan:
Short-term Community Storm Surge Protection Plan:
Patchogue Ferry Terminal
Threatened and Endangered Species
Breach Contingency Plan:
Did You Know?
Tiny rootlets of the American beach grass (Ammophila breviligulata) and mycorrhyzal fungi hold together the grains of sand that make up sand dunes on Fire Island. You can help protect the dunes by not walking or driving over the beach grass. More...