• 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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  • Pet Restrictions in Effect March 15 through Labor Day

    Dogs/other pets (except for service animals) are not allowed in the wilderness or on any of Fire Island's federally owned oceanfront beaches from March 15 through Labor Day to help protect threatened and endangered beach-nesting shorebirds. More »

  • Backcountry Camping Permit and Access Procedures

    Reservations for required permits must be obtained through www.recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Watch Hill or points west, and involve a 1½ to 8 mile hike. More »

  • Attention Watch Hill Ferry Passengers

    Due to channel conditions, delay or cancellation of ferry service between Patchogue and Watch Hill may occur. For updated ferry schedule information, please call 631-475-1665.

Barrett Beach Facilities & Hours

Barrett Beach
 

Barrett Beach and Talisman Restrooms
Please check back for 2014 hours of operation.

Limited summer ferry service available by special charter:

  • from the Watch Hill Ferry Terminal in Patchogue via Davis Park Ferry Company - 631-475-1665
  • from Sayville via Sayville Ferry Service - 631-589-8980

Did You Know?

Fiery orange-red sun sets over rippled water, which relects the golden clouds above.

The origin of the name "Fire Island" has not been officially documented, and several theories exist. What do you think? More...