Since there is no parking within Fire Island National Seashore, those visiting the Fire Island Lighthouse unit of the park must use the Field 5 parking lot at Robert Moses State Park a fee is required to enter the park. The Fire Island Lighthouse Beach officially starts at the border with the state park and continues past the lighthouse to the town of Kismet. The Fire Island Lighthouse itself is. As expected, most people put the least amount of effort into getting to the beach and just set up shop near the parking lot, which is still in the state park. However, some people continue on down towards the lighthouse and even farther, which is way more effort than required. From what I understand, going topless is not illegal, but full nudity is illegal in New York State. However, the nudity laws are state laws, not federal laws, and the National Park Service historically did not enforce them.
Fire Island National Seashore | FIRE ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE AREA BEACHES
Parked at field 4, and walked This is a great beach area and justifiably can get busy; a search of the internet will throw references to both topless and full nudity in certain areas. The current situation is that the genitals must be covered i.
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It was notable for having sections that were officially designated as clothing optional prior to The beach is named for the nearby Fire Island Lighthouse and was formerly the largest recognized clothing optional beach in New York. The beach is approximately one mile 1. Technically, it is in the Town of Islip.