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.
Looking for a guide to the American Revolution or a guide to identify plants, animals, and insects? Searching for that perfect book that covers the history of Ninety Six? Considering a gift for your history-passionate friends and family? Begin your quest at the park's bookstore. Eastern National, the park's cooperating association, operates the bookstore located in the Visitor Center.
A portion of Eastern National's proceeds are returned to the park. For more information, contact:
Did You Know?
The Star Fort was built in late 1780 & completed in early 1781 by Loyalist soldiers & slaves. The eight point Star Fort walls were originally 14 feet in height. The Star Fort was one of the most difficult to construct.