• 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

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.

Open all year (hours vary by season):

Open mid-May through mid-October:

Open mid-May through mid-November:

 
Fall/Winter 2014 Hours of Operation
Lighthouse:
Open daily, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm November 2 to mid-December
Weekdays - 1 pm - 3 pm, Weekends - 10 am - 3 pm (through mid-December)

Wilderness:
10:00 am- 4:00 pm, Wednesday-Sunday and Holidays (except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day)

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