• 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 »

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April 17, 2014
Fire Island National Seashore to Proceed with Dredging Projects
Dredge project to reestablish safe, public access to National Park Service facilities in aftermath of multiple storms will proceed.

March 17, 2014
Deer Movement Study Underway
Researchers begin three-year white-tailed deer movement study on Fire Island.

March 07, 2014
Tourism to Fire Island National Seashore creates $19,258,500 in Economic Benefit
National park tourism is a significant driver in the national economy. A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 483,334 visitors to Fire Island National Seashore in 2012 spent $19+ million in communities near the park. That spending supported 206 jobs in the local area.

February 25, 2014
Fire Island National Seashore 9th Biennial Science Conference
This two-day conference will highlight the latest research and monitoring efforts at Fire Island National Seashore.

February 11, 2014
Fire Island National Seashore's 2014 Superintendent's Compendium Released
Fire Island National Seashore's 2014 Superintendent's Compendium was signed on January 31, 2014 and is available on the park website.


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Volunteer on horseback leans over to talk to boy on beach.

Park rangers and certain volunteers provide roving patrols and interpretation on horseback on Fire Island. More...