Centennial Series Continues with Bicycle Tour

A bicycle is featured in front of Fort Pulaski with text with information about the upcoming Centennial Series event.
Join us on March 20th for our special bicycle tour.

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News Release Date: March 7, 2016

Contact: Mike Weinstein, (912) 786-5787 X1202

SAVANNAH – On Sunday, March 20, 2016, Fort Pulaski National Monument will continue our centennial celebration of the National Park Service with the third event of the series.Bring your bike, helmet, and a sense of adventure, and join park staff on a guided bicycle ride around Cockspur Island. This special riding event will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the park visitor center. This behind the scenes ride will look at some of the historical features on the island outside of the famous fort. We will be talking about the history of the island and about the management issues that affect the preservation of the resources with special guest, Superintendent Melissa Memory.

There is no additional charge to participate in the bicycle tour. Visitors are asked to arrive at the park visitor center 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.Distance covered will be approximately six miles and the tour should last about 2 ½ hours. To participate, please be sure to bring a bicycle in proper working order. There are no bicycle rentals available at Fort Pulaski National Monument. Bicycle helmets are required for all participants.Make sure to pack some snacks, drinks, and dress appropriately for the weather. We will be riding on a mix of pavement, packed trails, and grass. Road bikes are not suitable for this ride.


What to Bring:
Your Bicycle
Bicycle Helmet (Required)
Plenty of water
Snacks


Optional Items: 
Binoculars
Camera
Bug spray and sunscreen

For more information on this or other Centennial Series programs, call (912) 786-5787 or visit us online at www.nps.gov/fopu. You can also follow the park on Instagram at www.instagram.com/FortPulaskiNPS, Twitter at www.twitter.com/FortPulaskiNPS or like the official Fort Pulaski National Monument Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FortPulaskiNPS. Fort Pulaski National Monument is located on U.S. Highway 80, 15 miles east of Savannah.An entrance fee of $7 per person is charged; ages 15 and under are free.

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Last updated: March 8, 2016

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