• 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

  • Every Sunday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 06/29/2013 to 09/01/2013

    Watch Hill Guided Canoe Tour
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Watch Hill | Map Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Watch Hill Visitor Center Contact Phone Number: 631-597-6455

Explore the Watch Hill salt marsh, some of nature's most productive real estate. Canoes, paddles and life jackets are provided. Participants must be 6 or older; children 6 and up must be accompanied by an adult; participants 16 and up may paddle; and all participants must be able to swim. 

Reservations required. Reservations start at 10:00 a.m. the day of the program, in person at the visitor center; limit 24 paddlers.