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

    Ninety Six

    National Historic Site South Carolina

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  • 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.

  • Holiday Closures

    The park (including parking lot and restrooms) is closed on the following upcoming holidays: Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.

Laws & Policies

Park Regulations
The Superintendent's Compendium (rev. 8/14) is a compilation of designations, closures, permit requirements and other restrictions made by the superintendent, in addition to what is contained in Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations and other applicable federal statutes and regulations.

Federal Firearms Law
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 about state and local firearms laws please visit our state's website: http://www.sled.sc.gov/Reciprocity1.aspx?MenuID=CWP

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.