Pet Restrictions in Effect March 15 through Labor Day
Dogs/other pets (except for service animals) are not allowed in the wilderness or on any of Fire Island's federally owned oceanfront beaches from March 15 through Labor Day to help protect threatened and endangered beach-nesting shorebirds. More »
Backcountry Camping Permit and Access Procedures
Reservations for required permits must be obtained through www.recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Watch Hill or points west, and involve a 1½ to 8 mile hike. More »
Attention Watch Hill Ferry Passengers
Due to channel conditions, delay or cancellation of ferry service between Patchogue and Watch Hill may occur. For updated ferry schedule information, please call 631-475-1665.
Location: Wilderness Visitor Center | Map Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Irene Rosen Contact Phone Number: 631-687-4780
Come celebrate the changing season as winter turns to spring. Hear a story about the coming of spring and create a spring craft to take home. This program is geared for children ages 5 to 7 but all ages are welcome. Call 631-281-3010 (weekends) and 631-687-4780 (weekdays) for more information.More »