• 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

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  • 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.

Fire Island Lighthouse Hours of Operation

View of Fire Island Lighthouse from Burma Road.
 

Fire Island Lighthouse
1 Burma Road/Lighthouse Driveway on Fire Island
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Phone: 631-661-4876

Hours
Through September 1, 2014: Open daily 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Tower Tours
Monday through Friday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Parking
Parking is available at Robert Moses State Park Parking Field #5 (
fee charged). Please plan for a 3/4-mile walk down the beach or on the boardwalk from Field #5 to the lighthouse.

 

For More Information
Please visit the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society website, or call 631-661-4876.

Did You Know?

Group walks down the island behind the dunes.

The 4-day Fire Island Trek began as a special event in September, 2004, in celebration of Fire Island National Seashore's 40th anniversary. The program has been continued as a means to showcase the variety of resources and recreational and educational opportunities that exist on Fire Island. More...