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 both solitude and camaraderie, and spiritual renewal.

Staff in protective suits lean over a survey plot to measure vegetation.

Register for the 2018 Science Conference

Register now to reserve your spot for the 11th Biennial Science Conference, April 27 & 28, 2018.

Boats in slips at a marina on a bright summer day.

Watch Hill Will Reopen in 2018

As soon as more information on marina and campground operations becomes available, it will be posted here.

Two vehicles drive on sand road.

Driving Permits

Motorized off-road vehicle use is designated within limited National Park Service areas on Fire Island National Seashore.

Aerial view of opening in barrier island and sandy shoals in the bay.

The Wilderness Breach

The Final Breach Management Plan/EIS is now available online.

Last updated: April 23, 2018

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120 Laurel Street
Patchogue, NY 11772


(631) 687-4750

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