• 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

  • 05/25/2013

    Take a sunset stroll to celebrate the unofficial start of the summer season.
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Wilderness Visitor Center | Map Time: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Elizabeth Rogers Contact Phone Number: 631-687-4766

Celebrate the unofficial start of summer this Memorial Day weekend by taking a sunset stroll by the sea. Join a park ranger for a 3 mile walk to the breach at Old Inlet and back. Learn about Fire Island's dynamic shoreline while the sun sets and May's Flower Moon rises. Bring drinking water and insect protection; dress for the weather and be prepared to walk on the sand.