today that Fort Barrancas will temporarily close beginning Tuesday, October 12,
for the resurfacing of the trail from the visitor center into the fort. The fort will
reopen when the trail work is completed. The estimated reopening date is
Wednesday, October 20. During the closure, the visitor center will remain open
from 9:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and ranger guided tours of Advanced Redoubt will be
offered daily at 2:00 p.m. Superintendent Brown also said, "We are sorry for the
inconvenience, however the resurfaced trail should be a significant improvement.
For general park information call (850) 934-2600 or the Fort Barrancas Visitor
Center at (850) 455-5167, or visit our website at www.nps.gov/guis.