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 »
Celebrate National Park Week and Earth Day with a brisk 3-mile hike at your local National Park. Explore Fire Island National Seashore's Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness with a park ranger, while you hike to the breach at Old Inlet and back. Dress for the weather, bring a light snack and drinking water and be prepared for hiking on soft sand.