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Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

PARK RE-OPENING!

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area will re-open on Friday, September 21st at 8am. The trail will remain closed as it has sustained significant damage.  The four wheel drive gate is not working properly, park visitors will still need to purchase a permit in the park office.  Staff have removed lots of safety hazards and debris from the beach, but if you notice a safety concern please notify park staff immediately. 

FEAR at Fort Fisher

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Fri, 10/26/2018 - 7:00pm

Come celebrate Halloween with us at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area.  Run, Scream, Survive!!!   Brave the haunted trail.

Warning:  Ages 10 and older

Event is FREE and open to the public. Trail will be open from 7pm-9pm.  Come if you dare! 
 

Fort Fisher Fall Festival

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sat, 10/13/2018 - 11:00am

The Fort Fisher Fall Festival will be hosted on October 13, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. This event is completely free of charge. We will provide games, a bounce house, a magic show by No Sleeves Magic,  educational vendors, arts/crafts table, and we will have a pumpkin decorating/carving contest with prizes donated from local island merchants.

Basin Hike

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sun, 09/30/2018 - 11:30am

Join park staff as we hike the basin trail through maritime forest, back dune, and salt marsh habitat. The trail is approximately two miles and will pass the historic World War II bunker. We will take many stops along the way to learn about all the plants and animals that call this area home! Don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

CANCELLED!! -Surf Fishing 101

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sat, 09/22/2018 - 2:30pm

CANCELLED!!!

Come learn the basics of Surf Fishing at Fort Fisher State Recreation Area.  Fishing gear will be provided but feel free to bring your own.  Dress to fish!!  Space is limited!!  Call 910-458-5798 to make reservation. 

Basin Hike

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sat, 02/24/2018 - 11:00am

Join park staff as we hike the basin trail through maritime forest, back dune, and salt marsh habitat. The trail is approximately two miles and will pass the historic World War II bunker. We will take many stops along the way to learn about all the plants and animals that call this area home! Don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

Turtle Talk

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sun, 02/04/2018 - 9:00am

Join park staff for a presentation about sea turtles. We will discuss what species we see here at Fort Fisher, basic biology, and what we do to help with conservation efforts. Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

Beach Scavenger Hunt

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sun, 12/03/2017 - 1:00pm

Join park staff as we explore what all we can find on the beach of Fort Fisher.  Come see what exciting and unusual things might wash up on our beach and learn what is out there every day.   Don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Please call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

 

Basin Hike

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:00am

Join park staff as we hike the basin trail through maritime forest, back dune, and salt marsh habitat. The trail is approximately two miles and will pass the historic World War II bunker. We will take many stops along the way to learn about all the plants and animals that call this area home! Don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.

Basin Hike

Fort Fisher State Recreation Area
Date of Event: 
Sat, 12/16/2017 - 10:00am

Join park staff as we hike the basin trail through maritime forest, back dune, and salt marsh habitat. The trail is approximately two miles and will pass the historic World War II bunker. We will take many stops along the way to learn about all the plants and animals that call this area home! Don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Call 910-458-5798 to make reservations.