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Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

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Address: 1000 Loggerhead Rd, Kure Beach, NC 28449-4845
Phone Number: +1 910-458-5798
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Old historic fort that was the site of two major Civil War battles.

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Our annual get away

We've been coming and staying at Ft Fisher recreational facility for 10 years and we love it. The last time we were there we stayed in one of their new one bedroom apartments. It... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Gastonia
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Gastonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been coming and staying at Ft Fisher recreational facility for 10 years and we love it. The last time we were there we stayed in one of their new one bedroom apartments. It was wonderful. Right across the road from the beach. The facility offers many recreational things to do. A small museum (limited opening times), a pool, a... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There has been a great deal of history at Fort Fisher but it was not that well presented. Worth stopping by and having a look but you do not need to spend a lot of time.The beach was more interesting.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove out for the kite festival and enjoyed a wonderful afternoon on the beach. The wind was up, so lots of kites, people and dogs to watch. Parking was easy in the huge lots. There are restrooms in the buildings adjacent to the parking lot.

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Benton, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was a kite festival there on the beach, and it was a good place to spend a couple of hours. First of all, they had two food trucks, so if you got thirsty or hungry, it was right there. We did eat at one of the trucks and had a Chicken Wrap with of course, chicken, lettuce, olives, mayo... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is something for everyone. The museum has lots of great artifacts to view from the occupation of the fort. Many do no know bit this was an active battle field during the war and the new led light display actually walks you through the battle itself. It was wonderful watching and learning about this day. From there we visited... More 

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Thank mikepopejr
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Such a serene and relaxing Place to visit. Beautiful views and a wonderful way to round out a visit to the area.

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Thank JMWNiagara
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The waves are too rough, the currents too dangerous to do anything but fish here, but the views are gorgeous and the park is clean and well maintained. There are a couple of gazebos for picnics, and some good shelling.

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Newport News, VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Weekend getaway ended with a trip down here to the beach. The beach was gorgeous. It was a little crowded, but it was mid July, so thats expected in the middle of the summer. The parking lot was rather full but we were able to find a spot. I would love to be here at a time when it isnt... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

My first year of having a season pass. Well worth the money. After Sept 15,the park is open 24/7. We out onto the beach after the sun we down. The girlfriend and I enjoyed the quietness and beauty of the surf. Give it a try.....

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morristown
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

It's just a great public beach access point. Plenty of parking. The showers are at waist level don't get that at all lol. But overall great place to visit.

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