• 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 »

Press Releases - 2006

Lighthouse Road

06-17: Work to Begin on Fire Island National Seashore’s West Entrance Facilities
(Adobe Acrobat) [12/20/06]

Group of hikers stroll down narrow walkway through Fire Island Community.
Save the Date! Fire Island Trek is conducted in June and September.
06-13: Space Still Available for September's Fire Island Trek
(Adobe Acrobat) [8/15/06]

06-12: Fire Island National Seashore Releases Its Natural Resources Inventory and Monitoring Plan
(Adobe Acrobat) [07/11/06]

06-11: NPS Seeks Public Input on Fire Island National Seashore
(Adobe Acrobat) [06/27/06]

06-10: Sailors Haven Marina Opens after Repairs
(Adobe Acrobat) [6/22/06]

06-09: Fire Island Driving Diverted by Piping Plover Chicks
(Adobe Acrobat) [06/22/06]

06-08: William Floyd Estate Hosts Revolutionary War Encampment
(Adobe Acrobat) [6/6/06]

06-07: Fire Island National Seashore Facilities Update for Memorial Day Weekend
(Adobe Acrobat) [5/25/06]

06-06: New Exhibit at William Floyd Estate
(Adobe Acrobat) [05/18/06]

06-05: Fire Island National Seashore Offers Four-Day Trek
(Adobe Acrobat) [5/16/06]

Boat approaches dockmaster building at marina.
06-04: Fire Island Facilities to Open in Mid-May
(Adobe Acrobat) [5/10/06]
Piping plover blends in with white sandy beach.
The well-camouflaged piping plover is listed as a federally threatened and New York State endangered species.

06-03: Piping Plovers Return to Fire Island; Restrictions on Pets, Kites
(Adobe Acrobat) [3/15/06]

06-02: Fire Island National Seashore Project Lands Semifinalist Award in National Science Talent Search Competition
(Adobe Acrobat) [01/18/06]

Looking down dirt road in front of Fire Island Lighthouse.
A new entrance facility is planned to be constructed at the western entrance to Fire Island National Seashore.

06-01: Public Meeting to Discuss West End Entrance Station
(Adobe Acrobat) [01/11/06]

05-16: Environmental Assessment for West End Entrance Station Available for Public Review
(Adobe Acrobat) [12/16/05]


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Ranger presents talk to group on beach.

A variety of ranger-guided programs are offered year-round at Fire Island National Seashore. Each activity provides an opportunity to learn more about the park and what makes it such a special place. More...