• 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

Operating Hours & Seasons

Friends enjoy the beach on a crisp and clear winter day.
Winter Hours

Fire Island Lighthouse (631) 661-4876
Monday through Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
* Please call for tower tour availability.

Friday through Sunday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

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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