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Events and Programs

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.

 

Come learn about the critters found in the surf zone and then come see what we can catch.  Wear clothes you don't mind getting wet and don't forget your sunscreen and water.  Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

Date of Event:
Wed, 06/20/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Exhibit Room

Come with your family to talk with an Ranger and learn the do's and don'ts of ocean safety.  We will discuss rip currents- what they are, how they form, and what you can do to keep the swimmers in your family safe while you're at the beach.  Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/23/2018 - 3:00pm
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:
Sun, 06/24/2018 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Exhibit Room

Come learn about the critters found in the surf zone and then come see what we can catch.  Wear clothes you don't mind getting wet and don't forget your sunscreen and water.  Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

Date of Event:
Tue, 06/26/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Exhibit Room

Come and join us in the classroom as we display, discuss, and identify most of the shells found  commonly on the Fort Fisher beach.  Then we will go out on the beach and test our ID skills. Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

Date of Event:
Sat, 06/30/2018 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Exhibit Room
Contact:

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

1000 Loggerhead Road
Kure BeachNC 28449
Phone910-458-5798
fort.fisher@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 33.953400
Longitude: -77.929000

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November, December, January, February: 8am - 6pm
March and October: 8am - 7pm
April, May, September: 8am - 8pm
June, July, August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park gate is closed and locked at park closing time.
(See below for Four-Wheel Drive gate access)

Park Office
8am - 5pm daily
Open most state holidays

Four-Wheel-Drive Beach Access
Sept. 15 - March 31
24 hours a day
All other times:
closes 30 minutes before the park

Pedestrian beach access
24 hours a day