Fire Island Lighthouse

Located in Fire Island National Seashore just east of Robert Moses State Park. Contact the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society.
Walk the scenic boardwalk, climb to the top of the tower, visit the museum, and see the original 1858 Fresnel lens on display.

The lighthouse is also available for small wedding ceremonies and photos.

Fire Island Lighthouse, Captree Island, NY 11702


(631) 661-4876


Upcoming Events

Happy 160th Birthday!

Starting: 2:00 PM Celebrate the 160th anniversary of the Fire island Lighthouse with a "Conversation with Augustin Fresnel" the creator of the Fresnel lens...

11/3 2pm
Thank You to all our United States Vererans!

From: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Free Tower Tours during regular operating hours to all veterans who served in the military.

11/11 9am
Tree Trimming Event

From: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Kick off the holiday season by helping decorate our holidday tree. Bring a handmade ornament relating to the sea, nature or the...

11/24 10am
Thanksgiving Weekend Evening Tower Tour

Starting: 4:00 PM Experience the Lighthouse at night while working off some of those holiday calories. Bring a flashlight for your walk back to the parking...

11/24 4pm
Annual Reenactment of the Flying Santa

From: 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Back in 1953 Pilot Snow (a.k.a. "Flying Santa") flew his plane past the Fire Island Lighthouse and left a package of holiday...

12/8 11:30am

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