• 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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  • Pet Restrictions in Effect March 15 through Labor Day

    Dogs/other pets (except for service animals) are not allowed in the wilderness or on any of Fire Island's federally owned oceanfront beaches from March 15 through Labor Day to help protect threatened and endangered beach-nesting shorebirds. More »

  • Backcountry Camping Permit and Access Procedures

    Reservations for required permits must be obtained through www.recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Watch Hill or points west, and involve a 1½ to 8 mile hike. More »

  • Attention Watch Hill Ferry Passengers

    Due to channel conditions, delay or cancellation of ferry service between Patchogue and Watch Hill may occur. For updated ferry schedule information, please call 631-475-1665.

GMP E-Newsletters

GMP E-Newsletter for September 2011

You can sign up to receive future editions of the park's e-newsletter.

In June 2006, the park launched its first electronic newsletter to help provide information about the park and its new general management plan (GMP). The frequency of newsletters has slowed during the development stage of the GMP, but you may still sign up for updates (below).

Fire Island National Seashore GMP Planning Schedule

GMP E-newsletter from July 2006.
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Follow the progress at the National Park Service's Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) web site: http://parkplanning.nps.gov/fiis Fire Island General Management Plan

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Did You Know?

Two people head down sandy trail past bulletin boards and information signs, lighthouse in distance.

You can walk to the Fire Island Lighthouse from the Field 5 parking lot at Robert Moses State Park. The lighthouse is open year-round, weather permitting. More...