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
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 first Fire Island Lighthouse was built at the end of Fire Island in 1826. Today, the Fire Island Inlet is more than five miles west of this foundation. You can see the remnants of the first structure when you visit the present lighthouse, constructed in 1858. More...