Fort Fisher State Historic Site, Wilmington, North Carolina
1610 Fort Fisher Boulevard, South, Wilmington, North Carolina 28449| Map |
Loggerhead sea turtles, brown pelicans and even keyhole urchins are just a few local residents at Fort Fisher State Historic Park. This popular family destination features fantastic Cape Fear River and Atlantic Ocean views, shell hunting, mud flats, marshlands and a variety of endangered species. This lovely seaside escape was also the last major stronghold of the Confederate army and proudly stands as North Carolina’s most visited historic site. History buffs will appreciate the Fort Fisher State Historic Park’s exhibit hall, outlining the area’s military significance and walkable trails to the remains of an old Civil War fort.
Ratings by kids' ages
- Tots (0-2)
- Little kids (3-5)
- Big kids (6-8)
- Tweens (9-12)
- Teens (13+)
Tips for Families
The Fort Fisher State Historic Park offers free beach wheelchairs for public use.
Address: 1610 Fort Fisher Boulevard, South, Wilmington, North Carolina 28449| Map
Hours: Memorial Day through Labor Day: Tue-Sat 9 am - 5 pm, Sun 1 pm - 5 pm. Labor Day through Memorial Day: Tue-Sat 9 am - 5 pm