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 Sunday Weekly from 06/30/2013 to 09/01/2013
Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Sailors Haven, Watch Hill and Wilderness Visitor Centers Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: Free
Be a part of the Junior Ranger program at Fire Island. Our Junior Ranger team presents a different guided program each week to help kids explore special places and things protected by Fire Island National Seashore. Contact the Visitor Center for weekly program details.
Sailors Haven Visitor Center: 631-597-6183
Watch Hill Visitor Center: 631-597-6455
Wilderness Visitor Center: 631-281-3010