Fort Pulaski National Monument has begun its extended summer schedule
Effective June 1, the Visitor Center and the historic fort will be open daily from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Park gates will close at 6:15 PM.
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?
Hundreds of bottles were recovered from Fort Pulaski's moat during CCC excavations in the 1930s. Many of these well-preserved bottles date to the construction of the fort and later Civil War. Fort Pulaski National Monument, Georgia