Change in Operation Hours & Seasons
Moores Creek National Battlefield's operating hours have changed. Please see Operating Hours & Seasons for more information.
Inclement Weather and Park Closure
Due to incoming wintry weather and expected icy road conditions as well as lack of road treatment on secondary roads, the park will close at 12:00 pm Tuesday, February 11, 2014 and will remain closed for Wednesday, February 12, 2014. More »
Laws & Policies
As of February 22, 2010, a new federal law allows people who can legally possess firearms under applicable federal, state, and local laws, to legally possess firearms in this park. It is the responsibility of visitors to understand and comply with all applicable state, local, and federal firearms laws before entering this park. As a starting point, please visit our state's website "click on image" Federal law also prohibits firearms in certain facilities in this park; those places are marked with signs at all public entrances.
The following information is designed to answer the most common questions regarding what is permitted during your visit to the battlefield. This list is not inclusive of every law and regulation. If you have questions, please contact a Park Ranger or call us at our visitor center: (910) 283-5591
The purpose of the following laws and regulations is to ensure the historic integrity of the park; to honor those men who fought and died on this battlefield as well as to ensure preservation of the park resources for the enjoyment and enrichment of present and future generations.
Did You Know?
The victory at the battle of Moores Creek Bridge resulted in North Carolina being the first of the thirteen colonies to instruct its delegates to the 1776 Continental Congress to vote for independence.