Watch Hill at Fire Island

Watch Hill is located in the middle of Fire Island, across the Great South Bay from Patchogue, Long Island. Access by private boat or by seasonal ferry service from Patchogue, NY. The Watch Hill area offers a visitor center, a campground with 26 family campsites and 1 group camp site (reservations are needed by mail), permits for backcountry camping in the Fire Island Wilderness, ranger-led interpretive programs (including guided canoe trips), a 183-slip transient marina with water, electric, and pump-out station; a small convenience store, snack bar, self-guiding nature trail, picnic area, lifeguarded beach (summer only), restrooms, bathhouse, and pay phones.