• 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

Robert Moses State Park

Aerial view of boardwalks meandering from a large parking lot, ocean waves in the background.

Visitors may park at Robert Moses State Park Field 5 parking lot and walk 3/4 mile to the Fire Island Lighthouse and Lighthouse Beach.

Robert Moses State Park is located on the western end of Fire Island, outside of the boundaries of Fire Island National Seashore. The park is accessible by car via the Robert Moses Causeway. There are several parking lots in the state park (a fee is charged) and parking is available within Field 5 to reach the Fire Island Lighthouse and Lighthouse Beach.

Please visit Robert Moses State Park for more information.

Did You Know?

Close-up view of pinkish sundew plants, bright green mosses, and spike-like leaves of other plants.

Tiny insectivorous plants called sundews (Drosera rotundifolia and D. intermedia) may be found in the low moist swales between dunes in the Fire Island wilderness area. Sundew gets its name from the glistening sticky substance on its leaves that traps ants and other small insects. More...