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Contact the park
 

910-458-5798

fort.fisher@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

Park office

1000 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449

GPS: 33.9534, -77.9290
 

Hours
 

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • March:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • April to May:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • October:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     
  • Park gate is closed and locked at park closing time. Please see below for four-wheel-drive gate access.
     

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  • Open daily:
    8:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Open most state holidays
     

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  • September 15 to
    March 31:

    24 hours a day
     
  • April to May:
    8:00am to 7:30pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 8:30pm
     
  • September 1 to 14:
    8:00am to 7:30pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Open year-round:
    24 hours a day
     

 

 

 

Scheduled events

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

 

2021 is NC State Parks Year of the Beetle!!!  Join park staff to learn more about Beetles and what makes them interesting and awesome.
 

Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations. 

Date of Event:
Thu, 07/29/2021 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Exhibit Room

Join park staff for a presentation about sea turtles. We will discuss what species we see here at Fort Fisher, basic biology, and what we do to help with conservation efforts. 
 

Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

Date of Event:
Fri, 07/30/2021 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Exhibit Room

Come learn the basics about birding at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area.  We will cover the basic characteristics of birds, where you might find them,  and talk about what you might see in this area.  
 

Please call 910-458-5798 to sign up! 

Date of Event:
Sat, 08/07/2021 - 9:30am
Start Location:
Exhibit Room

Join park staff for a presentation about sea turtles. We will discuss what species we see here at Fort Fisher, basic biology, and what we do to help with conservation efforts. 
 

Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

Date of Event:
Sat, 08/14/2021 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Exhibit Room

2021 is NC State Parks Year of the Beetle!!!  Join park staff to learn more about Beetles and what makes them interesting and awesome.
 

Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations. 

Date of Event:
Sat, 08/21/2021 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Exhibit Room