Indulge in a Coastal Kaleidoscope

Immerse yourself in an enchanting collage of coastal life and history. Rhythmic waves, high dunes, ancient maritime forests, historic landmarks and glimpses of wildlife, Fire Island has been a special place for diverse plants, animals and people for centuries. Far from the pressure of nearby big-city life, dynamic barrier island beaches offer solitude, camaraderie, and spiritual renewal.

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Apply to be an Artist-in-Residence

Learn more about Fire Island's Artist-in-Residence program for visual artists, writers, musicians, and other creative media.

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Open all year & accessible by car? Yes!

There's fun on Fire Island all year. Visit the lighthouse & wilderness by car this season. Just be sure to check visitor center hours first.

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Learn more about Indigenous Heritage

Long Island and Fire Island have long been home to Indigenous Americans. Learn a bit more about Fire Island's Native Heritage

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Lodging now available at Fire Island!

For the first time ever, Fire Island National Seashore now offers lodging via the Bayberry Dunes Beach View House

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Work With Us

Search for employment opportunities with the National Park Service at Fire Island National Seashore.

Last updated: January 6, 2022

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120 Laurel Street
Patchogue , NY 11772



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