New Backcountry Camping procedures
Reservations for required permits must be obtained through Recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Davis Park or access points west, and involve a 2½ to 10 mile hike. More »
Throughout the year, you can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational and educational activities at Fire Island National Seashore.
When properly prepared for the weather and environmental conditions, these activities help you better appreciate the diverse resources preserved and protected within the park.
See "Directions" for park access information.
Did You Know?
Seventeen pre-existing communities remain inside the boundaries of Fire Island National Seashore. Some early supporters of the national seashore were interested in its establishment to ensure that a proposed parkway down the middle of Fire Island would not be constructed. More...