• 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.

Things To Know Before You Come

Plan ahead for your visit to the Park.

Wear comfortable shoes if you plan on walking our trails.

During the Summer, remember to drink lots of water.

The modern town of Ninety Six is located 2 miles north of the Park. A few fast food places & family restaurants are located in town.

Ninety Six National Historic Site is truly a special park. It was featured as the National Park Service's Park of the Week the week of October 4-10, 2004.

Did You Know?

Kosciuszko Mine 1

Ninety Six is home to the remnants of the only military mine attempted during the American Revolution. Chief Engineer, Thaddeus Kosciuszko supervised the construction. It still exists today but is not physically accessible.