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Statewide Star Party: Fort Macon

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Upcoming Events:

Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 10:00am
Thursday, August 24, 2017 - 11:00am
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 10:30am

Statewide Star Party: Fort Macon

Join us at Fort Macon State Park as we once again host a site for the NC Science Festivle's Statewide Star Party. This year the newly formed Crystal Coast Stargazers astronomy club will be on hand with their members and equipment to help out. The event will start at 7:00 pm and be held at the beach access area on your right when first entering the park. There will be one rain date of Saturday April 22 if we are not able to hold the event on Friday.  No special equipment is needed for this special event, but a small flashlight (preferably with a red lense) could be helpful. 

Date of Event: 
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:00pm
Start Location: 
Beach Access Area (Bathhouse) Parking Lot
  • Fort Macon Astronomy  Crystal Coast Stargazers
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

Park Hours:

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: 8am - 7pm
April, May, September and October: 8am - 8pm
June - August: 8am - 9pm

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

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

Closed Christmas Day

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