• 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 »

Village of Ocean Beach Building & Zoning Applications for Fire Island

Review and Comments on Zoning/Building Permit Applications
See Federal Review of Building and Zoning Permit Applications within Fire Island National Seashore

Letters from Fire Island National Seashore to the appropriate zoning authority are now being posted online. They are listed by date of the hearing, with the park superintendent's review by Suffolk County Tax Map Number.

 
2013 Village of Ocean Beach Zoning Board Hearings for private properties within boundaries of Fire Island National Seashore

Did You Know?

Deer standing in thicket of shrubs.

In the mid-1970s, Fire Island's deer herd consisted of only about 50 white-tailed deer. By 2005, the number was estimated to be 500-700 deer. More...