Pet Restrictions in Effect March 15 through Labor Day
Dogs/other pets (except for service animals) are not allowed in the wilderness or on any of Fire Island's federally owned oceanfront beaches from March 15 through Labor Day to help protect threatened and endangered beach-nesting shorebirds. More »
Backcountry Camping Permit and Access Procedures
Reservations for required permits must be obtained through www.recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Watch Hill or points west, and involve a 1½ to 8 mile hike. More »
Attention Watch Hill Ferry Passengers
Due to channel conditions, delay or cancellation of ferry service between Patchogue and Watch Hill may occur. For updated ferry schedule information, please call 631-475-1665.
Every Saturday Weekly from 06/29/2013 to 08/31/2013
Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Sailors Haven Visitor Center Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Sailors Haven Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 631-597-6183
Programs vary each week, and may include shelling, seashore science, beach dynamics, or seining in the bay. Contact the Visitor Center at 631-597-6183 for details.