You’ll Want To Spend More Time In The Oldest State Park In North Carolina
North Carolina’s oldest state park is located at the eastern tip of Bogue Banks (near Atlantic Beach and Morehead City) and doles out history, nature, and a beach perfect for swimming, fishing and sunbathing. It’s also among the top three visited state parks in the Tar Heel State, even though it’s among the smallest. Here’s what this state park has to offer and why you’ll want to spend more time here:
It’s easy to see why Fort Macon, North Carolina’s oldest state park, is among the most visited. When was the last time you enjoyed a stroll around the park and fort and Fort Macon?
You’ll find Fort Macon State Park at 2303 E Fort Macon Rd., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512. It’s open year-round daily from 9:00 a.m .to 5:30 a.m. Admission if free. Learn more from the official website of North Carolina State Parks.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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