While the following informational pamphlets are available online, these can also be picked up in the visitor center. There you can also find brochures for local, state, and regional tourist information, directions, a schedule of park events, and much more!

One of the best ways to enjoy the park is to walk or hike one of the trails located in the park. Pick up this information in the visitor center or open and download the following.

Hiking Trails & Hiking Safety. This provides a list of some of the park's trails as well as essential safety messages.

African Americans played a vital role in all major events occurring at Ninety Six.

Another Kind of Living History. Ninety Six is not only home to the living history of the settlement and Siege of Ninety Six but also home to the living history of the plants and trees in the park.

The Archeological Resource Protection Act strengthened procedures for conducting archeological fieldwork on federal lands. It also established more rigorous fines and penalties for unauthorized excavation on federal land. Take only memories - leave only footprints.

Artwork by Robert Windsor Wilson is on display in the visitor center theater. Use this to help you learn more about the paintings.

Backcountry Shopping. Learn about Cherokee trade in the backcountry.

Birds at Star Fort Pond is a guide to help identify some of the avian species you may encounter at the Star Fort Pond.

Bridging the Language Divide.This site bulletin explores the language barrier between traders and Cherokee.

The Cherokee Path.The Cherokee Path is a 1.5 mile trail from point to point. It was once a direct route for traders and trappers, Native Americans, and settlers to exchange merchandise between the backcountry and the Carolina coast. Today, you can hike the existing Cherokee Path at Ninety Six just as Native Americans and explorers.

Colonial Fishing and the Contemplative Man's Recreation focus on fishing in colonial times - as a way to survive and enjoy nature.

The Fishermans Trail.This trail travels around the Star Fort Pond and provides access to the the lake at several points.

The Gouedy Trail Map. The Gouedy Trail is a 1.5 mile loop that leads you to areas such as Robert Gouedy's trading post, James Gouedy's grave site, and Ninety Six Creek.

Hamiliton's Survey Line (1751).Visitors can walk a very small portion of Hamilton's survey line. Located behind the Star Fort, the path is approximately .02 mile long.

Historical Trail Map.This is the map found in the park's official brochure. The trail is a one-mile paved loop.

History Hurts. Did you know that history can hurt? Ninety Six NHS is a special place. It is a monument to the people who lived, fought, and died here. Some of the historic structures and features are fragile and so are you! Please keep yourself and the structures from being injured on your visit.

Interim Horseback Riding Regulations and Trails: This link details the rules and regulations for horseback riding in the park. Here is the interim Map of Horse Trails.

More than Uniformity. Read this document to find out how 18th century uniforms served as protection and identification.

The Past is Our Common Destiny emphasizes the preservation and protection of our past and our future by preventing illegal activities.

Protecting the Past encourages us to "give a hoot and don't loot" because archeological resources belong to all of us.

Snakes at Ninety Six is a guide to help identify some of the snake species who inhabit the park.

The Southern Campaign is an often ignored but significant aspect of the Revolutionary War and its outcomes.

Thaddeus Kosciuszko & Pure Son of Liberty focuses on the life of Kosciuszko and his role at Ninety Six.

Last updated: September 22, 2016

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Ninety Six National Historic Site
1103 Hwy 248

Ninety Six, SC 29666


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