Sportsman's ORV driving limitations
Due to the breach at Old Inlet, the sportsman's driving area is reduced to approximately 1¼ miles of the beach west of the Wilderness Visitor Center. Required permits may be purchased at this visitor center when staffed, for use through 12/31/2013. More »
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 »
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.