Plan Your Visit

Ranger with young visitors on the beach

Welcome to Fire Island

You can get to Fire Island National Seashore from a number of locations on Long Island, by various modes of transportation.

From mid-May to mid-October, many visitors either drive or take the Long Island Railroad to Bay Shore, Sayville, and Patchogue on Long Island to access passenger ferries that service communities and National Park Service facilities on Fire Island.

The Fire Island Lighthouse and Wilderness Visitor Center are accessible year-round by car.

Operating Hours & Seasons
Each season offers a unique experience on Fire Island. Be sure to check operating hours for park facilities.

Fire Island offers a variety of overnight options.

Things to Do
Whether you're looking to sail, surf, or see the sights, you can find it on Fire Island!

Things to Know Before You Come
Remember to check train and ferry schedules and, from mid-May through September, be sure to pack protective clothing and/or repellent to keep mosquitoes at bay.

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