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The South shore of Long island has the best beaches. The Fire Island National Seashore has white... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LollysLook
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New York City, New York
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My sister, visiting from upstate NY and I took the Fire Island Ferry from Sand's Pit to Davis Park... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arlene M
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Selden, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The South shore of Long island has the best beaches. The Fire Island National Seashore has white sandy beaches and ocean waves. Some beaches are private and some are public with small towns and restaurants. It’s a short ferry or boat ride away.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister, visiting from upstate NY and I took the Fire Island Ferry from Sand's Pit to Davis Park and had the best time ever. We met the nicest life guard when the rough Atlantic surf knocked her over and then another one named Max...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Nothing beats the Fire Island National Seashore! Clean, pristine, quiet and statuesque. Thank you for maintaining it so Beautifully!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Karen R
Reviewed June 14, 2019

40 of us went to visit Sailor's Haven and we're given an entertaining educational tour through the sunken Forest by Ranger Brandon. The ranger talked to us about the current and future park features and how the parts make up the whole. If you visit,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 19, 2019 via mobile

Amazing coastline. The lighthouse at the West end is amazing and a site in itself. But the seashore is worth anytime that you can.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

It is always fun visiting Fire Island National Seashore. It starts off by taking the ferry to the beach, then walking to the ocean and setting up your spot. There are nature trails to explore and a nice spot to grab a bite before taking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank JackieV454
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Fire Island and the National Seashore are not necessarily one in the same. This review is just an overview and you should do further research to find the experience you desire. Here are SOME key words for those seeking a lively, community, restaurant, bar, boardwalk,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
5  Thank Dominic747
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

There is no nicer place then to sit down by the waterfront and watch the boats, birds and people sail, fly or walk by. Picture taking paradise as well as taking a cab(Uber) into town to enjoy food, friends and sunshine. See you there

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018

We camped at Watch Hill for three nights. We enjoyed the sights, the sounds, the flora and the fauna. We took the curated canoe trip and enjoyed our stay

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank patrickjf2001
Reviewed October 24, 2018

….PLUS THE BEACHES HAVE BEEN KNOCKED AROUND BY STORMS…. …. and don’t seem to have recovered. Two things struck me on arrival on FIRE ISLAND on a nice mid September Monday. 1 – Early Fall tends to be way quiet. Not unexpected – several sources...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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michele o
August 8, 2018|
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Response from Anthony Tony P | Reviewed this property |
Hello Michele, if you want to go to the Fire Island Lighthouse you can either drive to Robert Moses State Park go to field #5 you can not miss it. You would have to get there early if you drive, parking lot fills up fast... More
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FlatbushJoe
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Response from amedeo1023 | Reviewed this property |
The ride over to the National Seashore takes about 20 minutes and is a nice generally cool relaxing ride over.
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July 10, 2015|
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Response from GilligansTrip | Reviewed this property |
Boat. On the west end is Democrat Point to the new inlet formed by Sandy. It is quite the walk and you need to pay in the state parking fields at Robert Moses. The walk goes almost to Smiths Point. I don't think you should... More
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