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 »
Getting Around on Fire Island
On Fire Island
Bicycles, scooters, rollerskates, and rollerblades are prohibited on all park boardwalks. Wheelchairs, strollers and wagons are permitted, but all trails and facilities are not fully accessible at this time.
Fire Island National Seashore island facilities and destinations:
Did You Know?
The Patchogue-Watch Hill Ferry Terminal is a short, 2-block walk from the Long Island Railroad Station in Patchogue, New York. From there, you can enjoy a delightful 25-minute passenger ferry trip across the Great South Bay to the facilties at Watch Hill. (Open mid-May to mid-October only.) More...