• Aerial View of the Star Fort by William A. Bake

    Ninety Six

    National Historic Site South Carolina

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    Effective 9.29.13: Visitor Center is CLOSED Mondays & Tuesdays. Wednesdays - Sundays, the Visitor Center will be OPEN 9 AM - 4 PM. Star Fort Pond is CLOSED 9 AM Sundays – 9 AM Tuesdays. Park grounds open dawn to dusk. Gates lock at 5 PM.

Park Fun

Scout Groups:

Many scout groups enjoy the park throughout the year. The Blue Ridge Council, BSA have created a special scout hike. The hike patch is available only through the Blue Ridge Council, BSA. Ninety Six does not carry the scout patch. However, if you visit the Eastern National Bookstore, there is a Ninety Six National Historic Site patch for purchase. For more information, contact the Blue Ridge Council, BSA directly for more information.

Download the Hike here.

Many scout groups and individual scouts also do service projects and volunteer at the park. Please contact the park for more information.

Did You Know?

Did you know?!

Robert Gouedy was the most famous and influential settler in the area arriving in 1751. He established the first permanent trading post at Ninety Six.