Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Fort Pulaski?
Fort Pulaski is located 15 miles east of Savannah, Georgia off U.S. Highway 80 East.

Can I tour the fort?
Fort Pulaski is open year-round offering guided and self-guided tours.

Is there a park fee?
Fort Pulaski National Monument charges $10.00 per adult. Children 15 and under free. Valid Federal Recreation passes are accepted.

Are pets allowed at Fort Pulaski?
Pets are allowed at Fort Pulaski as long as they are on a leash. Pets not permitted inside Visitor Center.

Is there a picnic area at Fort Pulaski?
Covered and outdoor picnic areas are available during regular park hours. No reservations required or accepted.

Is there food and lodging near Fort Pulaski?
The nearest restaurants, convenience stores, and hotels are located on Tybee Island and Wilmington Island.

Is fishing allowed at Fort Pulaski?
Fishing is permitted inside the park. Valid fishing license required. Fishing is not not allowed from the Cockspur Island Bridge during business hours.

Are there areas to bicycle at Fort Pulaski?
There are numerous trails both paved and unpaved to bicycle. Please be safe while in the park.

Is there a lighthouse nearby?
There are two lighthouses within the vicinity of Fort Pulaski National Monument. The Cockspur Island Lighthouse is part of the park but is not open to the public for preservation purposes. Views of the lighthouse are possible from the fort and from an overlook at the end of the park's Lighthouse Trail. The Tybee Light Station is located five miles east of Fort Pulaski and is operated independently from the park.

Last updated: April 6, 2019

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Savannah, GA 31410


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