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 »
Wildlife Photo Contest
Enter Fire Island National Seashore's Annual Wildlife Photo Contest
Thank you for your interest in our annual wildlife photo contest. We accept contest entries from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year, and encourage you to share your work year-round on our Twitter and Facebook pages.
Photographs must be:
Photographs that include the following will be disqualified:
Photographs may be reproduced by the National Park Service for publications including newsletters, brochures, the park webpage, and social media platforms. Photographs may additionally be used in official park press releases.
To Enter the Contest
Did You Know?
Barrett Beach/Talisman is one of the narrowest parts of 32-mile-long Fire Island. You can easily walk from one side of the island to the other—bay to ocean—in 5 minutes or less. More...