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 »
Wilderness Facilities & Hours
Wilderness Visitor Center (adjacent to Smith Point County Park)
For all others, parking and restrooms are provided at adjacent Smith Point County Park. Fee charged for parking seasonally.
Did You Know?
Whales and other marine mammals live in the ocean south of Fire Island. Occasionally, they are can be spotted from shore, and rarely a dead whale will wash ashore. More...