Fire Island National Seashore Campground
Watch Hill, Fire Island
Near Watch Hill marina; pump-out station, picnic area, rest rooms, grills, protected beach, snack bar, store
Campsites: 26 family tent sites, 1 group site, plus wilderness backpack camping (1,722 acres), year-round
Directions: Reached by private boat or ferry from Patchogue, Watch Hill ferry 631-475-1665
Fees: $28 minimum for two-night stay. Limited back country camping permits available at Watch Hill (631-597-6455 or 631-597-7021) or Wilderness Visitor Center (631-281-3010) near Smith Point County Park
Information: 631-289-4810; camping reservations 631-289-9336
Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/fiis
Fire Island Lighthouse
Near Robert Moses State Park parking field 5, Fire Island
Part of the Fire Island National Seashore. Display covers history of Fire Island Lighthouse and U.S. Lifesaving Service (pre-Coast Guard). Long Island's tallest lighthouse has 182 winding steps.
Hours: 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. daily until Labor Day.
Web site: http://www.fireislandlighthouse.com
Fees $6 for adults, $3.50 younger than 12, $4 older than 65. Call ahead for tower tour schedule. Must wear flat shoes; minimum height is 42 inches
Robert Moses State Park
Robert Moses Causeway, Fire Island
Umbrella rentals, 4 sand wheelchairs, specially equipped playground (Field 5), beach shop, fishing (night fishing to Dec. 31 by permit), boogie-boarding, surfing (unprotected; all fields), first-aid station, 18-hole pitch-putt golf (open to Nov. 28), snackbar (Field 2, open seasonally), picnic areas and pavilion
Web site: http://www. nysparks.com
Beachfront: 5 miles on ocean
Directions: Sagtikos Parkway south to Robert Moses Causeway to western Fire Island
Fees: $8 per car daily Lifeguards: May 29-Sept. 12, hours vary weekends and holidays
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