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Fort Fisher State Historic Site

  • overview
  • Amenities
  • Select a spectacular scene for your outdoor vows at Fort Fisher State Historic Site. Choose from backdrops of gnarled century-old live oaks or scenic river or ocean views. Select the oceanfront Gazebo, the expansive Ocean Grove or the secluded Fort Grove. The Oceanside Gazebo has stunning seaside vistas, the Ocean Grove is a grand parcel of waterfront divided into three sections where gorgeous maritime grove trees provide shade for summer weddings with an oceanfront bluff to the south. The Fort Grove can accommodate ceremonies of any size accentuated by fantastic river views. Special permits and reservations are required.


  • General Info
    General Info
    • Motorcoach Parking on Site:
    • Hours of Operation: Tue-Sat 9am-5pm Closed Sundays, Mondays and most major state holidays. Sunday 12noon-5pm ONLY Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend. Battle Acre and trails are open year round.
    • Admission: No admission fees. There is a suggested donation at some special events.
    • Handicap Accessible:
    • Core: