• 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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  • 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 »

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?

Deer standing in thicket of shrubs.

In the mid-1970s, Fire Island's deer herd consisted of only about 50 white-tailed deer. By 2005, the number was estimated to be 500-700 deer. More...