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Trails

Explore the beach on five miles of coastline or the wildlife-rich marsh and soundside areas on the Basin Trail. Trails are easy but prepare with sun protection, proper footwear and perhaps bug spray.
 


Basin Trail
Location: Trail starts at the Visitor Center

Description:

The trail meanders through the marsh allowing hikers a chance to view sound-side flora and fauna and the Maritime Forest.


Surface: sand

Length:
1.10 miles
one way
Difficulty:
easy
Blaze:

1000 Loggerhead Road
Kure Beach, NC 28449

910-458-5798
fort.fisher@ncparks.gov

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 33.953400, -77.929000
 

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