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.
Watch Hill Facilities & Hours
Watch Hill Marina
Watch Hill Family Campground
Watch Hill Campground Reservations
Please visit www.watchhill.com for more information.
June 28-September 1: Wednesday-Friday, 9:30 am-5:00 pm
September 6-October 13: Weekends and Columbus Day Monday, 11:00 am-4:00 pm
Watch Hill General Store & Snack Bar
The Pier at Watch Hill Restaurant
Watch Hill Ferry
Did You Know?
The 4-day Fire Island Trek began as a special event in September, 2004, in celebration of Fire Island National Seashore's 40th anniversary. The program has been continued as a means to showcase the variety of resources and recreational and educational opportunities that exist on Fire Island. More...