• 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

  • 02/24/2013

    Winter Beach Botany
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Wilderness Visitor Center | Map Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Wilderness Visitor Center Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 631-281-3010

Come along for a brisk winter's walk identifying plants of all kinds growing upon the barrier beach. Observe the new landscape created by Hurricane Sandy and the changes that occurred to the he barrier island's natural plant communities. Round-trip 2-mile walk. Dress for the wind and weather.

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