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4640 Captree Island
Captree Island, NY 11702-4601
information: 631.661.4876
office phone: 631.321.7028
fax: 631.321.7033

Hours of Operation

April to June 9:30 am to 5 pm
Tower closes at 4 pm on weekends
Call for availability on weekdays

July 1 to Labor Day 9:30am to 6 pm daily
Tower closes at 5 pm
Labor Day to November 3rd 9:30 am to 5 pm
Tower closes at 4pm on weekend
Call for availability on weekdays

November 3 to mid December 9:30 am to 4 pm
Tower closes at 3 pm
Call for availability on weekdays

Mid December to March
Weekends & Holidays 12 noon to 4 pm
Tower closes at 3 pm
Weekdays 10 am to 4 pm
Call for availability on weekdays

Tower Tours

  • Whenever possible during the week.
  • Lighthouse tower tours available until 1 hour before closing
  • fall, winter and spring (weekends), summer (daily).
  • During the school year, weekday tower tours are available in the
    afternoon based on volunteer availability.
  • Flat footwear suggested
  • Children must be 42" tall
  • Fee:
    • Adults $7
    • Seniors $4 (65 & Older)
    • Military Personnel $4 (Active Duty With ID)
    • Child $4 (12 & under)
    • Members $2

Unique Tower Tours

  • Special tours can be arranged for your group, including sunset tours.
  • Call us at 631-661-4876 to discuss your needs and the availability of the tour you would like.
  • A minimum fee of $200 is needed to arrange a tour for ten individuals, plus $20 for each additional person.
  • Maximum group size for tower tours not to exceed 18 people.
  • Advance reservations are required.


Enter your starting address:

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  • From 495 take exit 53s to Sagtikos Parkway to Southern State Parkway (2 exits)
  • From Southern Parkway take exit 40 south
  • From Sunrise Highway take exit 41S Robert Moses Causeway
  • The Fire Island Lighthouse is located at the western end of the Fire Island National Seashore, just east of Robert Moses State Park. Take Robert Moses Causeway south to the end. At the Robert Moses water tower proceed east to Parking field #5. There is a parking fee at certain times of the year. Please note that on busy summer days there can be a delay getting to the park due to the high volume of traffic. Park on the east side of the parking field and follow the boardwalk right to the lighthouse.

    GPS Coordinates:

  • Latitude, 40° 37' 53" North
  • Longitude, 73° 12' 51" West

To view a map of the area and park for route information click the link below. (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)

Park Map (map courtesy of the National Park Service)

Directions from Mapquest

Handicapped Accessibility

  • For information regarding handicap accessibility please call (631) 661-4876.
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