• 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 »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 01/13/2013, 02/23/2013

    Glimpses of William Floyd Estate Winter Programs.
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: William Floyd Estate | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Fee Information: free Contact Name: William Floyd Estate Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 631-399-2030

Experiencing the winter woods in their dormant state is so different from the growing time of summer. Observe how high the surge from Hurricane Sandy came into the forest and view the dozens of trees toppled by the mega storm! Find and identify plants, seeds, birds, and the occasional evidence of other animal life on this serendipitous exploratory hike.

As you explore the fields and woods of the historic William Floyd Estate, you can also see remnants of the cultural landscape.  

Dress for the weather and be prepared for a 2 - 3 mile roundtrip walk.

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