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Fort Macon State Park

Fort Macon State ParkLocated in Atlantic Beach which is about 45 miles east of Jacksonville, NC on a barrier island. The park is home to a Civil War fort. There are guided tours of the fort or you can go on a self-guided tour. There is also a museum with exhibits that tell about the fortís history. The Coastal Education Center has exhibits on barrier island ecology, the North Carolina coast, and the natural history of the park. Other activities include fishing, walking on the beach, picnicking, swimming and birdwatching.