Fort Fisher State Recreation Area

The Fort Fisher State Recreation Area in Kure Beach provides opportunities for everyone in the family to have fun. The park allows four-wheel drive beach access for those who love to explore or surf fish.  

Fort Fisher Recreation Area
Fort Fisher Recreation Area

1000 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach

Hiking, Paddling, Swimming, Fishing, Picnicking, Bird Watching, Four-Wheel Drive Beach

Basin Trail
This 2.2 mile long hike takes you through the marshes and past a World War 2 bunker. At its end, you'll be led to an observation deck with incredible views of the Cape Fear River and Zeke's Island. 

Beach Hike
The Fort Fisher State Recreation Area offers visitors 5 miles of beach to explore. In the warmer months, Loggerhead Sea Turtles come to lay their eggs. There are certain areas of the beach with four-wheel drive access.

Park Map