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 »
Support Your Park
You can help support the National Park Service and Fire Island National Seashore through a number of avenues. Your participation and assistance is greatly appreciated.
Monetary donations may be made directly to Fire Island National Seashore. You may specify that your donation go to either the General Purpose Donation Account or the William Floyd Estate Donation Account.
Several official park partners are also approved to accept donations and raise funds that support Fire Island National Seashore.
You may also donate your time and talents. Join more than 125 active volunteers who help make Fire Island National Seashore such a special place for so many people.
Did You Know?
The origin of the name "Fire Island" has not been officially documented, and several theories exist. What do you think? More...