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 »
Leave No Trace
To keep the park and its beaches clean and healthy, Fire Island National Seashore embraces a Carry-In, Carry-Out policy.
"Take only pictures; leave only footprints."
Did You Know?
The origin of the name "Fire Island" has not been officially documented, and several theories exist. What do you think? More...