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Sunken Forest Tours

at Sailors Haven | Sat May 13 - Mon Sep 04


Sailors Haven

41 River Rd, Sayville, NY 11782
Sayville, NY 11782
Tel: 631-687-4780
Contact Name: Irene Rosen

Date & Time

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost: Free Event

Explore the unique wonders of Fire Island's crown jewel -- the Sunken Forest.

Explore Fire Island's wilder side and its special blend of barrier island ecology during this guided tour of the sunken forest -- a centuries old globally rare holly maritime forest. Find out how this unusual forest came to be, how the specialized plants and animals of this ecosystem interact, and how we humans have influenced and are influenced by this unique place. Bring binoculars if you have them, drinking water and insect protection. 

For more information: email FIIS_Information@nps.gov or call 631-687-4780 (weekdays) or 631-597-6183 (weekends).