Appalachian State University folks are working to determine the age of log cabins at the remote Bear Paw State Natural Area (managed by Elk Knob State Park staff). One of the cabins may eventually become an education center
Fort Macon State Park is a North Carolina state park in Carteret County, North Carolina, in the United States. Located on Bogue Banks near Atlantic Beach, the park opened in 1936. Fort Macon State Park is the second most visited state park in North Carolina, with an annual visitation of 1.3 million, despite being the third smallest park in North Carolina with 389 acres. The Battle of Fort Macon was fought there during March and April 1862.