There's still time to visit Fort Knox one last time before the gates close until spring.

Fort Knox and the Penobscot Narrows Observatory will close for the season November 1. Usually the end of the season is marked by five nights of Fright At The Fort, but the event was canceled again this year due to COVID-19. It's second year in a row the annual event has been canceled since it began more than 20 years ago. The three weekend event is the fort's biggest annual fundraiser.

There's still Halloween fun for the kids at the fort, however. Beginning October 28, a there's a scavenger hunt throughout the fort. Kids can dress up in their Halloween costume and hunt for monsters. Various creatures are lurking amongst the dark passageways. Kids can score a candy bar for each scorecard turned-in to the visitor's center. One winner will score a bucket of candy, drawn on Halloween night.

While the fort and observatory are closed, the grounds will remain open throughout the winter months.

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Fort Knox and the Penobscot Narrows Observatory will reopen in spring 2022.

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