Plan A Field Trip

Make Fire Island Your Outdoor Classroom
Enhance your educational program with a hands-on learning experience at Fire Island National Seashore. You may arrange a visit to Fire Island by ferry in the fall or spring, or get to Fire Island Lighthouse, Fire Island Wilderness, or William Floyd Estate by bus year-round. Call ahead and schedule a volunteer- or ranger-led program, or ask for free materials to enrich your self-guided tour.

For More Information
  • Download our Educator's Resource Guide for background on Fire Island, field trip planning tips, and a list of our free lesson plans.
  • To plan your Fire Island Lighthouse visit, call the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society at 631-661-4876.
  • Call 631-687-4780 to learn more about visiting Sailors Haven, Watch Hill, and Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness.
  • To schedule visits to the William Floyd Estate call 631-399-2030.

Watch Hill

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Take a closer look at the educational opportunities at Watch Hill in this one-minute video featuring Fire Island National Seashore's 2013 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher.

Fire Island Wilderness

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You can visit this Fire Island site year-round and explore a variety of topics with your students. Learn more in a short video featuring Fire Island National Seashore's 2013 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher.

Fire Island Lighthouse

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Watch a short overview of educational opportunities at the Fire Island Lighthouse featuring Fire Island National Seashore's 2013 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher.

Sailors Haven/Sunken Forest

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Fire Island National Seashore's 2013 Teacher-Ranger-Teacher highlights educational opportunities at Sailors Haven/Sunken Forest.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

120 Laurel Street
Patchogue, NY 11772

Phone:

(631) 687-4750
Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed on federal holidays.

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