New Backcountry Camping procedures
Reservations for required permits must be obtained through Recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Davis Park or access points west, and involve a 2½ to 10 mile hike. More »
Fire Island Lighthouse Hours of Operation
Fire Island Lighthouse
January 1, 2014: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
January 2 - February, 28, 2014: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm weekdays; 11:00 am - 4:00 pm weekends
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Did You Know?
Seals occasionally bask on Fire Island beaches in winter. Enjoy watching them from a safe distance. Remember to give these wild mammals plenty of room to retreat if you encounter one during your winter hike! More...