• 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

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  • Pet Restrictions in Effect March 15 through Labor Day

    Dogs/other pets (except for service animals) are not allowed in the wilderness or on any of Fire Island's federally owned oceanfront beaches from March 15 through Labor Day to help protect threatened and endangered beach-nesting shorebirds. More »

  • Backcountry Camping Permit and Access Procedures

    Reservations for required permits must be obtained through www.recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Watch Hill or points west, and involve a 1½ to 8 mile hike. More »

  • Attention Watch Hill Ferry Passengers

    Due to channel conditions, delay or cancellation of ferry service between Patchogue and Watch Hill may occur. For updated ferry schedule information, please call 631-475-1665.

Patchogue / Headquarters


Fire Island National Seashore Headquarters is located in Patchogue, on the south shore of Long Island, New York.

You may stop by to pick up a park brochure or other information.

The America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Senior Pass* ($10, check or money order) and America the Beautiful - National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass - Access Pass**

(Free) are issued at park headquarters during regular business hours (Monday- Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; closed holidays).

Contact Information
Fire Island National Seashore
120 Laurel Street
Patchogue, New York 11772-3596

Phone: 631-687-4750
Fax: 631-289-4898

Map of Patchogue facilities.

Did You Know?

The uppermost level of a long bridge sloping down to the island is covered by a string of cars and vans.

You may drive to either end of Fire Island, and walk to Fire Island National Seashore from either Robert Moses State Park or Smith Point County Park. You should anticipate long lines of traffic on warm, sunny weekend days. More...