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 »
Directions to Fire Island Lighthouse
The Fire Island Lighthouse is located at the southern terminus of Robert Moses Causeway, just east of Robert Moses State Park.
Take the seasonal Fire Island Ferries boat from Bayshore to Kismet, then hike about 1 mile by beach or down the old Coast Guard Road (vehicles allowed by permit only).
Did You Know?
The 4-day Fire Island Trek began as a special event in September, 2004, in celebration of Fire Island National Seashore's 40th anniversary. The program has been continued as a means to showcase the variety of resources and recreational and educational opportunities that exist on Fire Island. More...