• 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

There are park alerts in effect.
show Alerts »
  • 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

  • 01/26/2014

    Location: Fire Island National Seashore: William Floyd Estate | Map Fee Information: Free Contact Phone Number: 631-399-2030
This 3-mile ranger-guided walk explores the natural and human history of the William Floyd Estate.  Make your way from the Old Mastic House to Moriches Bay following roads well used by the Floyd family from the mid-1700s to the 1970s. Pass through fields and woods; and by mounds and ditches, cultural plantings, fresh water creeks, and salt marshes.  Dress for the weather.