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September Reenactment Rescheduled    

The September reenactment at Fort Macon State park has been rescheduled to the weekend of September 15th & 16th. 
 

 Posted on: Saturday, June 23, 2018
Events and Programs

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 Daily at 11:00, 12:00, 2:00, and 3:00. 

Date of Event:
Repeats every day until Fri Aug 31 2018.
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sat, 08/04/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sun, 08/05/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Mon, 08/06/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Tue, 08/07/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/09/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/10/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sat, 08/11/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sun, 08/12/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sat, 08/18/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sun, 08/19/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Mon, 08/20/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Tue, 08/21/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/23/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/24/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sat, 08/25/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sun, 08/26/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Wed, 08/29/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/30/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/31/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Start Location:
Fort

Sign your kids up to work with a Park Ranger to earn their Jr. Ranger Patch.  This event is for children age 6-12 who must be accompanied by an adult.  Program lasts from 1:00 - 4:30. Space is limited.  Call the park office in advance to register. 252-726-3775

Date of Event:
Repeats every 2 weeks every Wednesday until Fri Jun 29 2018. Also includes Thu Jun 07 2018, Mon Jun 18 2018, Thu Jul 12 2018, Thu Jul 26 2018, Wed Aug 01 2018, Thu Aug 09 2018, Wed Aug 15 2018, Mon Aug 20 2018.
Thu, 06/07/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Wed, 06/13/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Mon, 06/18/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Wed, 06/27/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Thu, 07/12/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Thu, 07/26/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Wed, 08/01/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Thu, 08/09/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Wed, 08/15/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm, Mon, 08/20/2018 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Meet in the fort to watch a 19th century cannon be loaded and fired in the military tradition of the "Evening Gun."  Cannon Crew provided by US Coast Guard Station Ft. Macon.

Date of Event:
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Aug 29 2018.
Wed, 07/11/2018 - 4:00pm, Wed, 07/18/2018 - 4:00pm, Wed, 07/25/2018 - 4:00pm, Wed, 08/01/2018 - 4:00pm, Wed, 08/08/2018 - 4:00pm, Wed, 08/15/2018 - 4:00pm, Wed, 08/22/2018 - 4:00pm, Wed, 08/29/2018 - 4:00pm
Start Location:
Fort

Meet in the Visitor Center lobby for a leisurely hike exploring the natural side of Fort Macon.  Hike will cover both trail and beach.

Date of Event:
Repeats every week every Thursday until Fri Aug 31 2018.
Thu, 08/02/2018 - 10:00am, Thu, 08/09/2018 - 10:00am, Thu, 08/16/2018 - 10:00am, Thu, 08/23/2018 - 10:00am, Thu, 08/30/2018 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Visitor Center

Meet in the fort entrance for a guided tour of Fort Macon.  Tours last approximately 45 minutes and are held Daily at 11:00, 12:00, 2:00, and 3:00. 

Date of Event:
Wed, 08/01/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/03/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sat, 08/04/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sun, 08/05/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Mon, 08/06/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Tue, 08/07/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Wed, 08/08/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/09/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/10/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sat, 08/11/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sun, 08/12/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Mon, 08/13/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/16/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/17/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sat, 08/18/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sun, 08/19/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Mon, 08/20/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Tue, 08/21/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Wed, 08/22/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/23/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/24/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sat, 08/25/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Sun, 08/26/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Mon, 08/27/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Tue, 08/28/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Wed, 08/29/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Thu, 08/30/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm, Fri, 08/31/2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Start Location:
Fort
Contact:

Fort Macon State Park

2303 East Fort Macon Road
Atlantic BeachNC 28512
Phone252-726-3775
fort.macon@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 34.697952
Longitude: -76.678340

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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

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

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

Closed Christmas Day

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