Partners operating under Cooperating Association Agreements
This cooperating association maintains sales outlets at Watch Hill, Sailors Haven, Wilderness visitor centers and at the William Floyd Estate.
Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society (FILPS)
Formed in 1982 in response to the possible demolition of the Fire Island Lighthouse, the Society raised over $1.2 million to save and restore the Lighthouse. In 1996, the nonprofit group signed a 10-year Memorandum of Agreement with the National Park Service to maintain and operate the Fire Island Lighthouse. In 2006, FILPS signed a Cooperating Association Agreement to continue its support through a program of visitor services, publications sales, membership and fundraising activities.
Partners operating under Friends Agreements
The Friends of Fire Island are a nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage proper stewardship of park natural resources, foster cooperative and mutual communication between the National Park Service, communities and user groups, and to promote environmentally sound access to all of the various aspects of Fire Island National Seashore.
Friends of Watch Hill (FOWH)
This non-profit organization's mission is to promote and support the recreational use of Watch Hill while preserving its natural resources and beauty.
Partners operating under Concessions Agreements
Since 2005, Fire Island Concessions has managed the Seashore's 2 marinas, snack bars, the campground, camp store, and restaurant.
This concessioner operates the ferry service from Sayville to Sailors Haven/Sunken Forest, and by special charter to Talisman/Barrett Beach.
This concessioner operates the ferry service from Patchogue to Watch Hill, and by special charter Talisman/Barrett Beach.