Sportsman's ORV driving limitations
Due to the breach at Old Inlet, the sportsman's driving area is reduced to approximately 1¼ miles of the beach west of the Wilderness Visitor Center. Required permits may be purchased at this visitor center when staffed, for use through 12/31/2013. More »
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 »
Several brochures and other publications are available to help you plan your stay in the park.
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?
Several generations of Floyd family women planted trees around the William Floyd Estate's Old Mastic House. You can still see some of those same trees today. Several big trees are now more than 150 years old. More...