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Fort McAllister State Park
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us as we celebrate National Trails Day with a hike on our 3 mile Redbird Creek Trail. Our Naturalist will talk about the different Eco-systems in the park. Bring insect repellent and water. No fee to participate in hike. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Let's Get Batty With Sarah
Friday, Jun 12, 2015 7:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn about our Brown Bat population at the park and why we enjoy having them make their home here with us. After a brief talk , we will walk 1/2 mile to our bat houses and watch as they emerge for a night of insect hunting. Then we will return to the visitors center for a campfire. Bring a flashlight or headlamp, and insect repellent. $4.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Fishing In Our Coastal Waters
Saturday, Jun 20, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn about how to fish in our local rivers and around the barrier islands from our experts. You will learn about the regulations and required licenses as well as what equipment you need. Live or artificial bait, how to throw a cast net, and where and when to fish, will all be covered in this informative class. This is perfect for new Georgians. $4.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Saturday, July 4, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 4, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Celebrate Independence Day like it's 1864. Join us for old fashioned fun. Games, food and fun for all. Living history demonstrations, cannon firings, and musket demonstrations. $8.00 per adult and $5.00 per child 6-17 $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Story Time With A Ranger
Thursday, Jul 16, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join a ranger as she reads stories with a nature theme. Enjoy the books and then stay for some fun at our playgrounds and picnic areas. No event fee $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Labor Day Celebration
Saturday, Sep 5, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for some old fashioned family fun. Civil War era games and prizes. $8.00 per adult $5.00 per child ages 6-17 $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2015 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for our biggest clean-up event of the year. We will be pulling weeds, trimming plants, spreading mulch, painting, and doing many other maintenance projects. Bring the family or a club or scout troop. There is something for every age. T-shirts and door prizes provided by Friends of Georgia State Parks. no fees for volunteering. 912-727-2339.
Saturday, October 10, 2015
History Under Our Feet
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Local Archaeologist, Jessie Larson will present a program about archaeology in our area. She will talk about local archaeology finds, how archaeologists know where to dig, and what tools they use. This informative talk and demonstration will be great for adults and older children. $3.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Annual Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 10, 2015 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for our annual guided tour. See the soldiers go about their evening duties. Stop in the barracks for some hot cider and a cookie. Then prepare yourself for some noise as the cannon is fired over the Ogeechee River. This is one of most popular annual events. $5-$8. 912-727-2339.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
The Haunting of Blackbeards' Island
Saturday, Oct 24, 2015 6:30 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Savage Island becomes Blackbeards' Island for the weekend as we decorate and dress like pirates. Decorate your campsite like a pirate ship or camp and compete for prizes for the most original and most frightening campsite. Rangers will go site to site giving out candy. Come for a campfire where we will give prizes for best sites and best costumes. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Get Outdoors Festival
Saturday, Nov 14, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come and see displays and demonstrations about many outdoor activities.Learn more about hunting, fishing, gardening, camping, birding,and much more. Enjoy a craft show, hayride and entertainment too. This will be a great and informative day. $3.00 per person, under 6 is free. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
 

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