• 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

  • 05/11/2013

    Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with a Junior Ranger Bird Program
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: 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 (weekdays); 631-281-3010 (weekends)

Over 300 different types of birds can be found on Fire Island, just not all at once. Why? It's
because of migration. Learn about Fire Island's birds and about the mysteries of migration. This program is geared for children 8-12 years of age, but all are welcome. Dress for the weather and for a short bird watching walk into the Fire Island Wilderness.