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Fort McAllister State Park
  Friday, February 27, 2015
Earn Your Night Owl Badge for Cadet Girl Scouts
Friday, Feb 27, 2015 5:45 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join Ranger Miller and Ranger Rowe for a fun evening. You will learn about our Brown Bat colony and then hike to the bat boxes to watch them emerge at dusk. Then we will walk to the Magnolia Trail and enjoy a night time sensory hike. Everyone must have a flashlight and wear sturdy shoes for the hike. Following the hike, there will be a campfire. $2.00 per girl. 1 leader per troop will be free. Additional adults will $2.00l be $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Monday, March 2, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss
Monday, Mar 2, 2015 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Help us remember one of the most timeless authors of the 21st century, Dr.Theodor Guisel, as we read " The Lorax." We will learn about deforestation and its impact on the environment. We will take a short walk to the Redbird Creek Trail to read " The Lorax" and "Welcome to The River of Grass". $2 per child and free for parents. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, March 14, 2015
Civil War Volunteer Trust Day
Saturday, Mar 14, 2015 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This annual event offers you the opportunity to help us maintain our very significant fort. We will be trimming plants, painting, cleaning, and doing other maintenance.We will provide lunch for our hard working volunteers. Come show your love of Fort McAllister. No fees will be charged for volunteering. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, March 21, 2015
Pickin' Sides
Saturday, Mar 21, 2015 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Park Manager, Jason Carter, will present a program about side arms used in the Civil War. Demonstrations will follow. This will be included with admission to the fort and museum. Adults $9.00,Seniors$8.00,Youth $5.00 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, April 4, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring the children and a basket for a fun egg hunt. Bring a picnic and spend the afternoon enjoying our beautiful riverside park. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Thursday, April 9, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Junior Naturalist Mini Camp
Thursday, Apr 9, 2015 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
What a great way to have fun on spring break. Bring your lunch and spend the day learning about the many ecosystems within our park. Discover the wide variety of inhabitants at Fort McAllister and learn about how they live in our forest, marsh, and rivers. Space is limited so call the park to reserve your space. For ages 8-12. $15.00 per camper. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, April 18, 2015
Earth Day Eco Tour Paddle Trip
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015 to Sunday, Apr 19, 2015 - 2 PM to 4:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us as we paddle canoes up redbird creek to a Civil War era dock. On the return trip, we will stop and explore a sand bar. Learn about our river and marsh ecosystem and why it is important to keep it healthy, $20.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, April 25, 2015
Woodland Spring Festival
Saturday, Apr 25, 2015 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Craft vendors, plant vendors, food concessions, and more. Live music and craft demonstrations. Participate in creating a sculpture in the trees. Parade of faeries of all ages. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, May 16, 2015
Get Outdoors Georgia Ogeechee Riverbank Cleanup
Saturday, May 16, 2015 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us as we pick up trash along the banks of the Ogeechee river in the park. Our last cleanup filled 9 large bag of trash in just 2 hours. Make a difference in the environment be removing trash that is harmful to the wildlife. No park pass fee or admission. 912-727-2339.
  Saturday, May 23, 2015
Memorial Day
Saturday, May 23, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for an old fashioned Memorial Day. We will have family activities and living history demonstrations throughout the day. Cannon firings and musket demonstrations hourly. $7.50 Adults, $6.50 Seniors and $4.50 youth. $5 parking. 912-272-2339.
  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. $7.50 Adults, $6.50 Seniors and $4.50 Youth. Under 6 free. $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. $7.50 adults, $6.50 seniors, $4.50 youth $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. $7.50 for Adults, $6.50 Seniors, $4.50 Youth. 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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