• 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 »


Front cover of park folder,

Several brochures and other publications are available to help you plan your stay in the park.

For a printed copy of the park brochure, which includes the Fire Island map, you may contact us and request that the Fire Island National Seashore Official Map and Guide be sent to your mailing address. Copies are also available at park visitor centers and some other locations.

Other brochures may be available at visitor centers, and some are available on-line.


The annual Tide Tables booklet is produced to provide helpful information for operators of permitted vehicles who must use Fire Island beaches. Limited quantities are printed, but the tide and distance information is valued by many.

In this booklet, the times predicted for high and low tides are based on Moriches Inlet calculations.


Several resource and safety flyers are available at the park:

Fire Island National Seashore also produces:

Did You Know?

Redwing blackbird

Located on the Atlantic migratory flyway, Fire Island National Seashore is recognized as a globally important bird area. More...