October Programs and Events

9 Oct

Construction is underway (see photos here) and we are BUSY planning amazing programs and events here at Fort King. Here’s what’s coming up this month:

Saturday, Oct. 14 | Coexisting with Florida Wildlife

Saturday, Oct. 21 | Stories Under the Stars: Phantoms in the Fort

Saturday, Oct. 28 | Spooktacular Fort and Haunted Trail


Also, starting Tuesday, Oct. 10, the Fort King Visitor Center will be open on various days and times as follows: Tuesdays 12 – 3 p.m., Fridays 12 – 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Visitors should note that these operating times ONLY pertain to the Visitor Center, not the park, trail head or site in general. Construction is still underway and we advise visitors to use caution when visiting. There is a designated Public Viewing Area so you can safely see our progress! Please be advised that there may still be periodic closures through November 2017 and we suggest you call before you visit at 352-368-5355.

Closed this weekend

13 Sep

PLEASE NOTE: The Fort King Visitor Center, which normally operates noon to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, will be closed this Friday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 16. due to the effects of Hurricane Irma.