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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.

 

Did you know that almost 50 different species of crabs have been found at Fort Macon?  Which ones are out haunting the beach at night? Are they all out to pinch you? We will cover many of the local favorites, and different live crabs may be shown. 

Date of Event:
Repeats every month on June, August on the third Friday until Sat Aug 18 2018.
Fri, 06/15/2018 - 10:30am, Fri, 08/17/2018 - 10:30am
Start Location:
Beach Access Bathhouse

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

Meet at the bathhouse to view space through a telescope and learn more about our Universe.

Date of Event:
Repeats every month on the 8 of June until Sat Jun 09 2018. Also includes Fri Jul 20 2018, Fri Aug 17 2018.
Fri, 06/08/2018 - 9:00pm, Fri, 07/20/2018 - 9:00pm, Fri, 08/17/2018 - 9:00pm
Start Location:
Beach Access Parking Lot (Bathhouse)

Come down to Fort Macon and learn how different Civil War era cannons were loaded, aimed, and fired.  Cannon demonstrations will be at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, 2:30, & 3:30.

Date of Event:
Repeats every month on the 26 of May until Fri Sep 07 2018. Also includes Sat Jun 16 2018, Wed Jul 04 2018, Sat Aug 18 2018, Sat Sep 01 2018.
Sat, 05/26/2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm, Sat, 06/16/2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm, Wed, 07/04/2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm, Sat, 08/18/2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm, Sat, 09/01/2018 - 10:30am to 4:00pm
Start Location:
Fort Macon

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