Built between 1826 and 1834, Fort Macon served under both the Confederate and Union flag during the War Between the States—in that order.

 
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Expert Review of Fort Macon State Park

Parks and Outdoors Review of Fort Macon State Park

Away Travel Expert: Mike Sigalas
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ParksExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Birding,Day Hiking,Saltwater Fishing
Parks and OutdoorsExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • In addition to the pentagonal fort itself, Fort Macon offers a mile and a half of beach for the hiking. Bring sunglasses, sunscreen, and maybe a coat.
  • Birders have spotted more than 302 different species in the park.
  • A great spot for watching the dolphins zip around in the water after fish. If you'd rather compete with them than watch them, bring a pole and enjoy some excellent surf-fishing.

Address:
Fort Macon State Park
2300 East Fort Macon Rd.
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina


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