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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 - Friday at 11:00.

Date of Event:
Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Fri Mar 30 2018.
Thu, 03/01/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/13/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/19/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/30/2018 - 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 - Friday at 11:00.

Date of Event:
Thu, 03/01/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/13/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/19/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Fort Entrance

Learn about a 19th century musket's history, loading procedures, and firing.

Date of Event:
Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Mar 28 2018.
Wed, 01/03/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 01/10/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 01/24/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 02/07/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 02/14/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 02/21/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 02/28/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 03/07/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 03/14/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 03/21/2018 - 10:00am, Wed, 03/28/2018 - 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 - Friday at 11:00.

Date of Event:
Thu, 03/01/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/02/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/05/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/07/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/08/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/09/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/12/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/13/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/14/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/15/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/19/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/20/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/21/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/22/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:00am, Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:00am, Tue, 03/27/2018 - 11:00am, Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:00am, Thu, 03/29/2018 - 11:00am, Fri, 03/30/2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Fort Entrance

Meet at the Golden Corral (Dutch Treat) in Morehead City for the Friends of Fort Macon’s monthly meeting.  News about upcoming events and projects will be discussed, and a guest speaker will have a 30-45 min presentation.

Date of Event:
Repeats every month on the first Wednesday until Thu Dec 06 2018.
Wed, 01/03/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 02/07/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 03/07/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 04/04/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 05/02/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 06/06/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 07/04/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 09/05/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 10/03/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:00pm, Wed, 12/05/2018 - 12:00pm
Start Location:
Golden Corral, Morehead City
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 & 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