• 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

Event Details

  • 09/08/2013

    Monarch butterflies on goldenrod near sandy beach.
    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: Sailors Haven | Map Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: Sailors Haven Visitor Center Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 631-597-6183

For a few special days each autumn, Fire Island becomes a temporary home to thousands of migrating monarch butterflies. Learn more about these beautiful insects and the remarkable journey they make to the mountains of Mexico.

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