Island Rules

  • Operating boats under the influence of alcohol or drugs is prohibited
  • The use, sale or possession of a controlled substance is illegal
  • Use or possession of alcohol is allowed for ages 21 and older except at historic structures
  • There are no cars on Fire Island
  • Nudity and alcohol are banned on federally owned Fire Island beaches

Atlantique

  • No pets allowed – year round
  • No unattended boats

Cherry Grove

  • Clothing is required for some parts of Cherry Grove

Pines

  • Clothing is required for some parts if the Pines

Saltaire

  • No open containers or consuming alcohol in public places

Ocean Beach

  • No open containers or consuming alcohol in public places
  • Dogs aren’t allowed on the beach
  • No eating or drinking off the walkway
  • No swimming without a lifeguard

Watch Hill

  • Glass containers are not allowed in Watch Hill or near the water anywhere on Fire Island

Sailor’s Haven

  • Glass containers are not allowed in the water
  • No littering
  • No docking in front of restricted areas or emergency bulkhead
  • Quiet hours are observed from 10 PM to 6AM
  • Dog’s must be on leash and owners are responsible for their dogs on marinas