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Upcoming Events:

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 2:30pm
Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 11:30am
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 11:00am

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area will re-open on Friday, September 21st at 8am. The trail will remain closed as it has sustained significant damage.  The four wheel drive gate is not working properly, park visitors will still need to purchase a permit in the park office.  Staff have removed lots of safety hazards and debris from the beach, but if you notice a safety concern please notify park staff immediately. 

 Posted on: Thursday, September 20, 2018
Park News

Each of North Carolina’s state parks has special events during the year and news about facilities, trails, staff and park supporters. And, visitors are frequently finding new ways to explore a park’s unique cultural and natural resources. Check these pages to keep abreast of the news at your favorite parks.


Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

1000 Loggerhead Road
Kure BeachNC 28449
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