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Fort Macon State Park

Fort Macon State Park  TRACK Trail Map

The TRACK Trail at Fort Macon State Park gives you an option of a short, 0.25-mile loop or a longer 3.2-mile roundtrip hike through coastal habitat.

The 3.2-mile hike will take you through marsh, maritime forest, and sand dunes. A wide variety of plant and animal life can be found throughout the park. About halfway through the hike, you can access water fountains, restrooms, and rest at the beach before continuing your hike.

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Collectible Sticker for Fort Macon State Park

Location Details

Recreational Features:
Amenities:
ADA Compliant:
Seasonality: Open all year

Adventures for Fort Macon State Park

Hiking

Fort Macon Expedition

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
3.20
Elliott Coues was a young Army surgeon stationed at Fort Macon in 1869. He explored the area, making notes on the animals and plants that lived there. His discoveries made him one of the most accomplished naturalists of his time. Today, he needs your help to continue his mission of discovery!
Hiking

A Quest for Dragons

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
3.20
There are over 300 species of dragonflies in the United States. They can be found soaring and swooping over ponds, rivers, and swamps across the country. Use this brochure as a guide on your quest to discover the incredible world of dragonflies.
Hiking

Animal Athletes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
3.20
The Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail. From hummingbird hand-swings to frog hops, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.
Hiking

Hikin' to Find Lichen

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
3.20
This brochure-led adventure takes kids deep into the mysterious world of lichen. Kids will discover the three different forms lichen can take, and some of the features that make the lichen lifestyle unique. Kids will also read the Lichen story about Alice Algae and Freddy Fungi to help them remember how lichens work.

Directions

2303 E Fort Macon Rd,
Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
Latitude: 34.698067000000
Longitude: -76.678900000000

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