• 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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  • 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.

Event Details

  • 08/31/2013

    Ripening Blueberries
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Sailors Haven Visitor Center Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Elizabeth Rogers Contact Email: e-mail us

Growing and gathering food is very much a part of who we are. People have used natural foods available on Fire Island and from the surrounding waters for centuries. Join us for a presentation on the fruits, fowl, fish and shellfish that have long provided sustenance to the people of the region.