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.
Courtesty National Parks Conservation Association
In the Spring of 2010, Ninety Six National Historic Site conducted a Visitor Study with the help of the Park Studies Unit at the University of Idaho. You can take a look at the questionnaire, the final report (.pdf, 2.14 MB, 112 pages), and the executive summary. For more information, please visit the Park Studies Unit at the University of Idaho.
The National Parks Conservation Association published an assessment on Ninety Six called State of the Parks: Ninety Six National Historic Site, A Resource Assessment in June 2010. Take a look at the full report (.pdf, 4.97 MB, 28 pages) and the summary. More information can be found on the National Parks Conservation Association website.
Did You Know?
Only 20% of musket balls fired during battle did any damage. The British bayonet was considered the deadliest weapon of its time. It did so much damage soldiers were most likely to bleed to death. the 1781 Battle for Star Fort was one of the fiercest bayonet fights of the war.