Trees and Shrubs
Since the abandonment of the fort in the late eighteen hundreds, a considerable portion of Cockspur Island has reverted to maritime forest. A visitor to Fort Pulaski National Monument today will find approximately 250 acres of upland areas which support a mosaic of maritime forest, shrub communities, maintained grasslands and successional spoil deposit areas.
Some of the trees you will find in the park include:
Pecan (inside fort)
Did You Know?
You can take in an early game of baseball when visiting Fort Pulaski. Park staff and volunteers often enjoy playing baseball inside the fort, just as Union soldiers did during the Civil War. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia