• 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

  • 04/21/2013

    Join a ranger for a hike to the breach at Old Inlet.
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Wilderness Visitor Center | Map Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Irene Rosen Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 631-687-4780 weekdays; 631-281-3010 weekends

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.