Getting to Fire Island by Bike
A few bicycle lockers are located on Long Island near some of the Long Island Railroad stations. Be aware that an MTA bicycle permit is required to carry your bike on the train, and there are some restrictions.
Ferries to Fire Island may charge an additional fee or may require that bicycles be shipped separately on a freight boat.
On Fire Island
These are primarily sand roads, which frequently don't provide a very pleasant or effortless ride. You may find yourself pushing your bike along some stretches of deep sand, and you may expose your bike to salt air. Always remember that you may be sharing the road with much larger vehicles that may not be able to see you.
Please note: Bicycles are not permitted in the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness area, on boardwalks or other pedestrian walks at National Park Service properties, and may not be ridden around park marinas.
Last updated: October 28, 2020