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 »
Places To Go
National Park Facilities Open All Year
with parking available at Robert Moses State Park
Fire Island Wilderness
with parking available at Smith Point County Park
National Park Facilities Open Seasonally
Accessible by private boat only
Fire Island Communities
Robert Moses State Park
Smith Point County Park
Other Nearby Attractions
Did You Know?
The first Fire Island Lighthouse was built at the end of Fire Island in 1826. Today, the Fire Island Inlet is more than five miles west of this foundation. You can see the remnants of the first structure when you visit the present lighthouse, constructed in 1858. More...