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
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.
Did You Know?
Tiny insectivorous plants called sundews (Drosera rotundifolia and D. intermedia) may be found in the low moist swales between dunes in the Fire Island wilderness area. Sundew gets its name from the glistening sticky substance on its leaves that traps ants and other small insects. More...