NEW OPERATING HOURS
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.
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?
Ninety Six got its name around 1730 because it was believed to be 96 miles from here to Keowee, which was a Lower Cherokee town, around Clemson, SC today. You can view the remnants of the Cherokee Path & many other historic roads at Ninety Six National Historic Site.