• 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

  • 03/23/2013

    Spring Wilderness Hike
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Wilderness Visitor Center | Map Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Irene Rosen Contact Phone Number: 631-687-4780

Leave the winter behind on this 3-mile roundtrip hike and see natural history as you never have before. Learn how the wind and waves carve the shape of the beach and how the deep thickets and sparkling marshes provide food and shelter for the island's wildlife. Dress for theweather and for walking on sand. Call 631-281-3010 (weekends) and 631-687-4766 (weekdays) for more information.

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