May 22, 2013
Fire Island Lighthouse Reopens May 25, 2013
The reopening of the Fire Island Lighthouse has awaited reopening of Robert Moses State Park, where lighthouse visitors park in Field 5.
May 15, 2013
New Reservation System for Wilderness-Backcountry Camping at Fire Island
A new reservation system for wilderness/backcountry camping permits goes online on May 15, 2013, for overnight stays starting May 25, 2013. Check-in and access to each camping zone is now required through Watch Hill.
May 07, 2013
Additional Fire Island Facilities Reopen in May 2013
All Fire Island National Seashore facilities are expected to be open by Memorial Day weekend.
April 15, 2013
2013 National Junior Ranger Day at Fire Island Wilderness Visitor Center
Kids of all ages can enjoy a variety of activities on Fire Island during National Park Week and on National Junior Ranger Day, April 20, 2013.
February 14, 2013
Great Backyard Bird Count at Fire Island Wilderness and William Floyd Estate on February 16
Join a worldwide citizen science effort by documenting winter birds at Fire Island National Seashore.
February 12, 2013
Fire Island National Seashore Releases its 2013 Superintendent's Compendium
On February 4, 2013, the annual compendium of public use limits, closures, permit requirements, and other restrictions was signed by the park superintendent. A copy is posted on the park's web page.
February 07, 2013
Post-Storm Recovery Continues at Fire Island National Seashore
While the Wilderness Visitor Center and William Floyd Estate are back to near-normal operations, other park facilities remain closed to the public. The typical mid-May reopening of Fire Island-based facilities could be delayed during post-storm recovery in 2013.
January 03, 2013
Winter Hikes and Programs on Fire Island and at William Floyd Estate in 2013
Although parts of Fire Island remain closed due to post-storm recovery, ranger-guided hikes and other special programs are scheduled for the William Floyd Estate and the Wilderness Visitor Center throughout the winter.