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Fort Macon at Fort Macon State Park
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2303 East Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

252-726-3775
fort.macon@ncparks.gov

 

Map of North Carolina

GPS: 34.697952, -76.678340

 

Fort Macon: 9am - 5:30pm daily.

Coastal Education and Visitor Center: 9am - 5pm daily.

Bookstore: 9am - 5pm Phone 252-247-3100

Bathhouse Area:
November - February:
8am - 5:30pm
March & October 8am - 7pm
April, May and September: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm

Fort Parking Area:
October - March: 8am - 6pm
April, May and September: 8am - 7pm
June - August: 8am - 8pm

Closed Christmas Day

Swimming Area:
10am - 5:45pm Memorial Day until Labor Day, if staffing permits

Park Office
8am - 1pm, 2pm - 5pm Monday - Friday
Closed state holidays

Scheduled events

Fort Macon State Park 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.

 

Meet in the Fort entrance for a guided tour of Fort Macon.  Tours last approximately 45 minutes and are held Monday through Friday at 11:00.

Date of Event:
Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Fort Entrance

Meet in the fort to learn about a 19th century musket's history, loading procedures, and firing.

Date of Event:
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Fort Macon

Meet in the Fort entrance for a guided tour of Fort Macon.  Tours last approximately 45 minutes and are held Monday through Friday at 11:00.

Date of Event:
Wed, 11/13/2019 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Fort Entrance

Meet in the Fort entrance for a guided tour of Fort Macon.  Tours last approximately 45 minutes and are held Monday through Friday at 11:00.

Date of Event:
Thu, 11/14/2019 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Fort Entrance

Meet in the Fort entrance for a guided tour of Fort Macon.  Tours last approximately 45 minutes and are held Monday through Friday at 11:00.

Date of Event:
Fri, 11/15/2019 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Fort Entrance