Location - Western end of Fire Island adjacent to Robert Moses State Park. Parking is at Field 5 in Robert Moses State Park (fee charged seasonally); then less than a 1-mile walk.
Special Programs - The lighthouse is operated by the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society under a cooperative agreement with the National Park Service. Tower tours available on the hour (10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00) during hours of operation; reservations suggested. Tower tour requirements: good health & flat footware(182-step climb); children must be 42" tall. Fees: adult $5, senior/active military $4, child (under 12)$3.50, Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society member $2. History talks, nature walks, and special evening programs are also available. Fees vary. Please call for additional information and scheduling. Curriculum-based education programs available for fourth grade school groups by reservation.($3.50/student and chaperone; teachers and aides complimentary)
Exhibits - Come enjoy new interactive exhibits on lighthouse history, shipwrecks and rescues off Long Island, historical photos and records of lighthouse keepers, and the restoration of the lighthouse.
Available Facilities - Museum with exhibits, gift shop and restrooms. Seasonal interpretive programs are provided, boardwalk nature trail, and access to ocean beach. Contact the Fire Island Lighthouse Preservation Society's website for additional information.
Location - The estate is located in Mastic Beach on Long Island, across the bay from the eastern end of Fire Island National Seashore.
Closures - Museum is closed until Memorial Day weekend.
Special Programs - Education programs available for fourth grade school groups. Please call for reservations.
Exhibits - Exhibits are available throughout the house, including historical photographs of the William Floyd Estate and the Floyd family. House is filled with furnishings accumulated by 8 generations of Floyd family members.
Available Facilities - The William Floyd Estate is a separate unit of Fire Island National Seashore. William Floyd was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. Guided house tours and other interpretive programs (seasonal) are available, including access to grounds and trails. Estate includes 12 outbuildings and a cemetery.