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.

A horseshoe crab in shallow water

Horseshoe Crabs

Learn more about these fascinating creatures and the citizen scientists who help survey them.

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

A woman leans over a craft table to help a child.


Each year, volunteers of all ages help us carry out our mission through single-day and recurring volunteer opportunities.

A lifeguard watches over a calm summer beach.

Work With Us

Search for employment opportunities with the National Park Service at 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 turns 100 years old on February 6th, 2022. Learn more about the wreck here.

Last updated: May 11, 2022

Park footer

Contact Info

Mailing Address:

120 Laurel Street
Patchogue , NY 11772



Contact Us

Stay Connected