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 »
Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Fire Island Lighthouse | Map Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: $10 per person; reservations required (631-661-4876) Contact Name: Fire Island Lighthouse Contact Phone Number: 631-661-4876
Meet in Field #5 at Robert Moses State Park for an escorted lantern light walk along the beach and through the swale as stationed interpreters unfold the stories of the United States Life Saving Service and Fire Island Light Station. Tours leave at 15 minute intervals.
Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight for your walk back to the parking field. The tower will remain open until 9 pm at regular fees. Sunset is at 6:08 pm and moonrise is 6:33 pm.More »