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.

Lifeguards, sunbathers, and swimmers on a sandy beach in summer.

Lifeguarded Beaches & Swimming Safety

The National Park Service provides lifeguard services at three beaches within Fire Island National Seashore.

The remains of a large shipwreck are inspected by park rangers

Commemorating 100 years

The Wreck of the Bessie A. White turned 100 years old on February 6th, 2022. Learn more about the wreck here.

A park rangers flat hat sits atop a dune next to an LGBTQ pride flag and transgender pride flag.

Fire Island's LGBTQ Heritage

Fire Island has been an important historical haven for members of the LGBTQ community. Learn more about Fire Island's LGBTQ connections.

A large two-story square beach house is partially obscured by lush vegetation.

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

Old Mastic House

A Walk Through Time

Discover 300 years of American history at Fire Island's historic site, the William Floyd Estate.

Last updated: September 5, 2022

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