• 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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Event Details

  • 10/19/2013

    Fire Island Lighthouse with full moon rising
    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.

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