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Cannon Day


Map of North Carolina – Fort Macon State Park


Contact the park
 

252-726-3775

fort.macon@ncparks.gov

 

Bookstore

252-247-3100
 


Address
 

Visitor center

2303 E. Fort Macon Road
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512

GPS: 34.6979, -76.6783
 

Hours
 

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  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 5:30pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Including coastal education center and bookstore
     
  • Open daily:
    9:00am to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • November to February:
    8:00am to 5:30pm
     
  • March:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • April to May:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
     
  • September:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • October:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • October to March:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
     
  • April to May:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • June to August:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
     
  • September:
    8:00am to 7:00pm
     
  • Closed Christmas Day
     

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  • Lifeguards available Memorial Day to
    Labor Day
     
  • 10:00am to 5:45pm
     
  • As staffing permits
     

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  • Monday to Friday:
    8:00am to 1:00pm
    2:00pm to 5:00pm
     
  • Closed state holidays
     

 

 

 

Cannon Day

Meet at the Fort to learn about some of the different cannons used in Ft. Macon and how they function.  Programs will conclude with a blank firing demonstration.  Demonstrations will be held at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30, and a different cannon will be fired for almost each session.

Date of Event: 
Saturday, April 30, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Saturday, May 28, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Saturday, June 18, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Monday, July 4, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Saturday, August 6, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Saturday, September 3, 2022 - 10:30am to 4:00pm

Start Location: 
Fort

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
N/A

Upcoming Events:

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 11:00am
Wednesday, August 10, 2022 - 4:00pm
Thursday, August 11, 2022 - 10:00am