• 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

Ranger-led Programs

A park ranger talks with junior ranger at Watch Hill
Fire Island National Seashore offers a variety of programs throughout the year and at various times of the day (or night). Check program schedules for your latest opportunities to join an interpretive activity.

Park rangers and volunteers conduct a variety of recreational and educational programs to help you learn more about Fire Island National Seashore.

Some programs are limited in attendance or require advance reservations. Most programs are free, but program fees are charged by some of the park's partners or for special events.

Visit the Schedule of Events to view upcoming programs.

Logistics on Fire Island can be quite complicated, so be sure to review ferry schedules in advance. Ferries run regularly to the island in the summer months but are limited in the off-season. A water taxi provides service between island communities and park locations. See Directions for park access information.


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