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 fisherman surf-casts in front of a setting sun.

Fishing on Fire Island

Learn more about fishing on Fire Island.

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Driving Permits

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

A group of children look on as a Park Ranger demonstrates how to use a water testing kit.

Information For Educators

Educators, we are here for you! Park Rangers are standing by for virtual visits to your classroom or in person visits to the park.

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Wilderness Camping

Learn more about backcountry camping on Fire Island

Last updated: October 28, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

120 Laurel Street
Patchogue, NY 11772

Phone:

631-687-4750

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