You can drive to either end of Fire Island, but there are no paved roads between these two points.
Driving to Fire Island Lighthouse
The Fire Island Lighthouse is located on the west end of Fire Island, adjacent to Robert Moses State Park. Take Robert Moses Causeway to Robert Moses State Park Field # 5 (fee charged in season) for access to the Fire Island Lighthouse.
Driving to Wilderness Visitor Center
Take William Floyd Parkway (Route 46) to Smith Point County Park for access to the Wilderness Visitor Center. Parking is available in the Smith Point County Park parking lot (fee is charged in season) just east of the Wilderness Visitor Center, a small round building to your right as you are headed south. The William Floyd Estate is also located off William Floyd Parkway.
- From the Long Island Expressway (495) take Exit 68 South to William Floyd Parkway.
- From Sunrise Highway (27) take Exit 58 South to William Floyd Parkway.
Once on William Floyd Parkway (Route 46), continue approximately 3 miles south to Havenwood Drive traffic light. There will be a William Floyd Estate sign on your right and a Mastic Beach Business District sign on your left. Make a left onto Havenwood Drive which turns into Neighborhood Road. Continue approximately 2 miles east to end of Neighborhood Road. Turn left onto Park Drive. The park entrance is located approximately 1/4 mile on your right.
Driving to Ferry Terminals on Long Island
Please see Fire Island Ferries, Sayville Ferry Service, or Davis Park Ferry Co. websites for directions to ferry terminals. Parking is available at ferry terminals in Bay Shore, Sayville, and Patchogue (daily fees charged), for access to most Fire Island destinations via passenger ferry.