Sunken Forest Tour

Fee: Free.

Location:

Sailors Haven, Fire Island. Access by private boat, or by public ferry from Sayville Ferry, River Road, Sayville, New York

Repeating Event

Days:

Every week on Sunday and Saturday

Dates:

September 07, 2019 to October 14, 2019

Time:

11:30 AM

Duration:

1 hour and 30 minutes

Type of Event

Guided Tour
Walk
 

Visitor Center – 11 am – 2:30 pm Weekends (EXCEPT 9/21 & 9/28)


Description

Explore Fire Island’s wilder side and its special blend of barrier island ecology during this guided tour of the Sunken Forest – a centuries-old, globally-rare holly maritime forest. Find out how this unusual forest came to be, how the specialized plants and animals of this ecosystem interact, and how we humans have influenced and are influenced by this unique place. 1.5 miles roundtrip.

Location: Sailors Haven Visitor Center 

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Reservation or Registration: No