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 both solitude and camaraderie, and spiritual renewal.
Indulge in a Coastal Kaleidoscope
Wilderness in Winter
Visit New York State's only federal wilderness this season to enjoy beachcombing, hiking, park ranger programs and more.
Educator's Resource Guide
See our Educator's Resource Guide to learn more about how you can use Fire Island's natural and cultural features for teaching and learning.
Motorized off-road vehicle use is designated within limited National Park Service areas on Fire Island National Seashore.
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.
Last updated: January 29, 2019