Photo Courtesy of Chris Mander
Fire Island National Seashore is a protected a 26-mile section of Fire Island. The seashore is maintained by the National Park Service.
There are 17 private communities within the boundaries of Fire Island National Seashore including Saltaire, Fire Island Pines, and Ocean Beach. Two bridges lead to Fire Island and the national seashore and there are no public roads within the seashore itself, offering a truly serene experience.
Visiting Fire Island National Seashore
Fire Island is accessible almost all year. Most travelers visit during the summer, from May through September. At other times public transportation to the island may be limited, and some island services are unavailable. Ferries run regularly to the island in the summer months but are limited in the off-season.
“Nothing beats the Fire Island National Seashore! Clean, pristine, quiet and statuesque. Thank you for maintaining it so beautifully!”
—Karen R., TripAdvisor
Take Amtrak to Fire Island National Seashore
Experience Fire Island National Seashore via Amtrak to Penn Station—Don’t forget to use Amtrak’s See New York and Save 15% discount! Transfer from Amtrak to Long Island Rail Road via the Garden City, Mineola or Westbury Long Island stations.