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.
10/19/2013Location: Fire Island National Seashore; Robert Moses Field #5 | Map Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Fee Information: $10/person; reservations Contact Name: The Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society
Enjoy an escorted lantern light walk along the beach and through the swale as stationed interpreters unfold the stories of the United States Life Saving Service & Fire Island Light Station. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight for your walk back to the parking field. The Tower will remain open until 9pm at regular fees. Sunset 6:08pm/Moonrise 6:33pm. (tours leave at 15 minute intervals)