The Sunken Forest, Fire Island

#3 of 8 in Things to do in Fire Island
Forest · Nature / Park
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  • Great trip to Watch Hill. We took the Ferry, searched and found great shells, and did the junior ranger from NPS. Recommended repellant/pack lunch.  more »
  • We live to walk the sunken forest on our visits to Sailors Haven. The boardwalk paths take you on a tour of the lush green forest and lead you to the ocean. You will encounter animals in their...  more »
  • Such a lovely tranquil spot. There are places to sit down in the middle of the walk and signs that tell you a little about the area. You are able to walk through the forest to the beach making it an ideal place to bring a family. It’s also wheelchair accessible!
  • A primeval one of the plaques in the forest describes it. Such a lovely, one of a kind spot. Great for all ages. Walk the winding paths of a forest below sea level. Which leads to Sailors Haven where you will find bathrooms, showers, a gift store and a snack bar. I recommend walking the next path from Sailors Haven to Cherry Grove.
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