Learn About the Park
Fire Island National Seashore encompasses 26 miles of dynamic ocean and bay shoreline, lush dunes, maritime forests, and 17 residential communities. More than two hundred and fifty years of history are preserved at the William Floyd Estate (pictured above), a unit of Fire Island National Seashore located in Mastic Beach on Long Island. Discover your national seashore by exploring the links below.
Stay up-to-date on what's happening at the Seashore.
See the people, places, and wildlife of Fire Island and share your photos.
Learn more about Fire Island's rich maritime history and about the William Floyd Estate, the ancestral home of one of New York's signers of the Declaration of Independence.
All forms of life, from tiny diatoms and insects to fin whales and white-tailed deer, can be found within Fire Island's diverse marine and terrestrial habitats.
Fire Island hosts researchers from a wide variety of disciplines. Learn more about the science that takes place at the Seashore.
Discover Fire Island and the William Floyd Estate in your classroom or on a field trip.
Learn how the National Park Service is working to protect Fire Island National Seashore's natural and cultural features. Visit Park Planning for more information on planning projects.
Last updated: May 17, 2017