No Cannon Demonstrations on October 4, 2014
All historic weapons demonstrations have been cancelled for Saturday, October 4, 2014. We apologize for the inconvenience.
We hope your visit is the experience of a lifetime. Whatever your interest-sightseeing, hiking, kayaking, bicycling, exploring, history, nature study, or photography- you will find Fort Pulaski National Monument like no other place.
Fort Pulaski offers an abundance of outdoor activities including hiking, biking, and bird watching. Fishing is allowed along the banks of the Savannah River on and around Cockspur Island, including the use of the Cockspur Island Bridge after hours. You must possess a valid fishing licence issued by the State of Georgia.
Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy exploring several nature trails throughout Fort Pulaski National Monument. You can download our Fort Pulaski Trail Guide to learn more. Selected trails include:
North Pier Trail
Lighthouse Overlook Trail
Historic Dike System
McQueens Island Rails to Trails
*Comfortable shoes, water, and insect repellent are recommended, especially in the summer months.
Did You Know?
An estimated 25 million bricks were used to construct Fort Pulaski. Many of the bricks, known as Savannah Gray, were handmade at the Hermitage Plantation on the Savannah River. Other bricks arrived from Virginia and Maryland. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia