Sportsman's ORV driving limitations
Due to the breach at Old Inlet, the sportsman's driving area is reduced to approximately 1¼ miles of the beach west of the Wilderness Visitor Center. Required permits may be purchased at this visitor center when staffed, for use through 12/31/2013. More »
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 »
William Floyd Estate Facilities & Hours
William Floyd Estate
Phone: 631-399-2030 (or 631-395-9693)
April 5 - May 19, 2013
May 24 - November 11, 2013
Old Mastic House Tours
Free 1-hour guided tours of the 25-room furnished house are offered every half-hour. Last tour leaves at 4:00 p.m.
Plan to spend at least 2 hours at the William Floyd Estate to see the house, grounds and family cemetery. Don't forget to bring insect repellent if you plan to tour the grounds and cemetery.
An Eastern National sales area is located in the Old Mastic House. At the conclusion of the guided tour, you may purchase additional materials to help you learn more about the life and times of William Floyd and his family.
Stop by as you leave the tour.
Did You Know?
The Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness was named for New York Congressman Otis G. Pike, who served from 1961-79, and co-sponsored the bill to create Fire Island National Seashore in 1964. The Fire Island Wilderness was designated in 1980. More...