Fort Mose Historic State Park
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 365 days a year
No fee required
Welcome to Fort Mose Historic State Park
Fort Mose Historic State Park is a 40-acre waterfront historic site.
The park offers picnic areas, observation and birding boardwalk, kayak launch boardwalk, a visitor center and museum.
Many educational opportunities are available, particularly for visitors interested in history or wildlife viewing. Those inclined toward history will enjoy the interactive museum that tells the complete story of the first legally sanctioned free African settlement in what would become the United States. Although there are no remains of the earth and wooden structures, visitors can view the land where the settlement once stood.
Visitors interested in birding will enjoy ample viewing opportunities for species such as the great blue heron, bald eagle and white ibis.
Plan Your Visit
Birding at Fort Mose
Fort Mose Historic State Park Photo Gallery
History of Fort Mose
People Make the Parks
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