England's First Home in the New World Fort Raleigh National Historic Site protects and preserves known portions of England's first New World settlements from 1584 to 1590. This site also preserves the cultural heritage of the Native Americans, European Americans and African Americans who have lived on Roanoke Island.

An easy half mile walk through a Maritime Evergreen forest. a must do if you are visiting the Fort Raleigh. It is located behind the visitor center.