It was pretty neat checking out the fort and other remains around the island. The fort and nearby gun emplacement are easy to get to and explore. Great view from the top of the fort of Water Island and the ocean. When hiking around the island coming upon other fortifications, like rooms built into hillsides, felt a bit like being on an episode of LOST and finding some new structure. A few signs explaining what things are would have been great but didn't see any. The fort and other parts aren't maintained so entering rooms should definitely be done with caution and a flash light is needed for some rooms.