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Fire Island National Seashore

120 Laurel St, Patchogue, NY 11772-3596
+1 631-687-4750
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Life's a Beach - if you're lucky!

Growing up on the amazing Jersey Shore, I was ready to dismiss Long Island beaches when I moved... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Oakdale, New York
We have the best beaches around.

We frequently go to fire island by ferry or sometimes by boat. Many great places to sunbath and... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Middle Island, New York
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120 Laurel St, Patchogue, NY 11772-3596
+1 631-687-4750
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

Growing up on the amazing Jersey Shore, I was ready to dismiss Long Island beaches when I moved here in 2016. But instead, I embrace them! Just have to get used to the sun positions, now that facing the water means facing south (instead of...More

Thank aballan227
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We frequently go to fire island by ferry or sometimes by boat. Many great places to sunbath and just relax.

Thank betterair
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Fire Island has the best beaches in NY! You can only get there by ferry or walk in from Robert Moses beach field 5. Walk right into the town Of Kismet. Two restaurants will greet you, a market & liquor store . There is a...More

Thank debalott
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We were invited and was concern about the place at first but still decided to go. We went with friend and our kids a 8yr girl,8yr boy, 16 and 19 yr girls. WE LOVE IT! We went to the beach there was a party called...More

Thank Lakchmy
Reviewed 18 October 2016

So enjoyed our day at Fire Island. There is quite a bit to do here, but the 32 mile long Island can be hard to reach. A lot of it is only reachable by ferry or boat. The visitors center is small but cute and...More

1  Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I went here for my first time this past summer and it was truly an escape from normal life as we know it with transportation busy streets. People slow down and enjoy life more it seems when on Fire Island. The pace was so slow...More

Thank daniellelidrazzah
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Stayed in The Pines for about five days and spent a lot of time on this beach. Mid September is a fabulous time to be here!!! Still warm but with fabulous sunsets and sunrises. It's a must do!

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Fire Island is fantastic. It is very long and there are many different towns along the way. Most very family friendly, and a few geared towards the partiers I spent alot of time on

Thank Taxpro302
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The day was great hot day. We arrived at Ocean Beach and headed straight to the Beach. The waves were great. Sand was a little hot but the beach was empty. It was great just sitting there and listing to the waves. We walked the...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 3 August 2016

What an awesome place! Both sides of the coast are beautiful. The Ocean and the Bay. The board walk through the dunes to the lighthouse is a must do

Thank mafischl
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4 June 2017|
Response from aballan227 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, we usually take the ferry from Sayville to Sailor's Haven, which is about half an hour from boarding to arrival. At peak times, give yourself extra time - the ferry has finite seating. Once full, you wait for the... More
Deb H
11 July 2015|
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Response from FitzKitty | Reviewed this property |
If you're on Fire Island, after taking the ferry from the "main land", you can walk to some of the different towns... I have walked from Sunken Forest to Cherry Grove. Some of the towns are closer than others, just make... More