Operating Hours & Seasons

Waves crash onshore on a bright spring day.
Operating Hours

(631) 687-4750
Open all year, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
(Closed on federal holidays.)

Fire Island Lighthouse
(631) 661-4876
Open Daily, 9:30 am to 5:00 pm.
* Please call for tower tour availability.

(631) 281-3010
Wednesday through Sunday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

(631) 399-2030
Open Friday - Sunday and Holidays, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm through November 11.
Backcountry/Wilderness camping within the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness, accessible via Watch Hill, is available year-round. Reservations and permits are required. Please visit www.recreation.gov for more information.

Watch Hill Facilities (Open Seasonally):
  • Watch Hill Family Campground, (631) 567-6664
  • Watch Hill Marina, (631) 597-3109
  • Watch Hill Snack Bar, (631) 597-3109
  • Patchogue-Watch Hill ferry service, (631) 475-1665
  • Watch Hill Visitor Center, (631) 597-6455

Sailors Haven
(631) 597-6183
  • Sailors Haven Visitor Center open seasonally.

National Park Service Facilities

Open all year (hours vary by season)

Open mid-May through mid-October

Open mid-May through mid-November

Please Note: Parts of Fire Island are accessible all year, but most people come during the summer months (late-June through September) when the weather is most favorable for beach related activities. In the off-season (October through April), public transportation to the island may be limited, and some services on various parts of the island are unavailable.

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