Fort McAllister State Park

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Daily Life of a Civil War Soldier
Saturdays 1 PM  
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Offered Tuesdays through Saturdays beginning at 1 p.m. Learn about the American Civil War, soldier life, medicine, infantry, weapons and more from staff historians. $3.50 - $6.50. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, Jul 4, 2013 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us as we celebrate our country's birthday and our right to be free. Civil War-era demonstrations from reenactors, spinning demonstrations, cannon and musket firings, old fashioned games, and lots of family fun and history. Adults $6.50, Seniors $6.00, Youth (6-17) $3.75, 5 & Under- Free. 912.727.2339.

Friday, July 5, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, July 12, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, July 19, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, July 26, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, August 2, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 3, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, August 9, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, August 11, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, August 16, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, August 18, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, August 23, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, August 25, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, August 30, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 31, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays until Sep 1, 2013 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
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Ft. McAllister Labor Day Festival 2013
Saturday, Aug 31, 2013 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a little R & R for all of your hard work, so gather up the family and bring some friends! We invite you to kick back and enjoy music and entertainment, fun games for children & adults, a challenging grease pole, and great food. Adults $6.50, Seniors $6.00, Youth (6-17) $3.75, 5 & Under- free. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Summertime Weekend Programs
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Friday - Campground campfires in the evening for registered guest only. Saturday - Nature Hikes (varied topics). Sunday - Special Programs, anything from Furry Forest Creatures to Women of the Civil War. Donations to our Friend's Chapter welcomed. $5 parking. 912.727.2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Fort McAllister - Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2013 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
By helping us maintain our park, you are saving you local natural and historical resource that is irreplaceable. Come out and get your hands dirty as we roll up our sleeves and clean-up our park to maintain its natural beauty and historical signifigance. No fees required, lunch provided to volunteers. All ages welcomed. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, October 19, 2013

Candle Lantern Tours
Saturday, Oct 19, 2013 6 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Experience the fort at night as you are guided around by candlelight See how confederate soldiers spent their evenings by campfire, how they passed the cold nights, and how they preformed their evening and nightly duties. Please call ahead to inquire about tour times. Adults $6.50, Seniors $6.00, Youth (6-18) $3.75, 5 & Under- Free 912.727.2339.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

Winter Muster Reenactment
Saturday, Dec 14, 2013 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
On December 13, 1864, General Sherman ended his March to the Sea by ordering his troops to take Fort McAllister. Come and watch as we reenact this historically significant moment in our country's history. Program & demonstration from 9am - 4pm. Battle at 5:00pm. Adults $6.50, Seniors $6.00, Youth (6-17) $3.75, 5 & Under Free. 912.727.2339.
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Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Fort McAllister's First Day Hike
Wednesday, Jan 1, 2014 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come take a leisurely stroll through the woods with us on our 3 mile loop trail as we walk and talk about the winter wildlife in the maritime forests and marshlands of the Georgia Coast. From the chirping in the trees to the rustles in the woods, we'll explore the wild side of Fort McAllister State Historic Park with a focus on the birds of winter. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Talley Talk on Toy Chest Cannons & More
Saturday, Jan 18, 2014 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
On the 18th of January, Ranger Talley Kirkland will be standing by to give a talk on the display of miniature cannons and the purpose of their bigger cousins, and the roles they played in the Civil War. Historic Site Admission Rates: - $6.50 dults - $6.00 Seniors (62+) - $3.75 Youth (6-17) - $1.00 Child (under 6) Group rates available with advance notice. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, February 14, 2014

Valentines Under Venus Stargazing Party
Friday, Feb 14, 2014 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Invite your Valentine for a night beneath the moon and stars as we learn and solve the secrets of space with Ms. Mullenax, Professor of Astronomy and Physics at AASU. Bring a blanket and a picnic dinner to eat under the stars. Alcohol is prohibited. $7 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Talley Talk on Civil War "Assault Rifles"
Saturday, Mar 15, 2014 11 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Ranger Talley Kirkland will be in the museum at our display of Civil War "assault rifles" to help explain and elaborate on the uses of these weapons when war was raging around the nation. Two separate talks at 11:00am and 2:00pm $4.50-$7.50 912-727-2339.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Civil War Trust Volunteer Day
Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come help us clean around the fort and beautify our treasured historical resources! Volunteers will meet at the Officer's Barracks near the fort, no fees required. Lunch will be served to our hard-working volunteers. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, April 18, 2014

Canoeing with the Stars
Friday, Apr 18, 2014 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring your family and friends for a guided canoe trip beneath the moonlit sky as we paddle our way down to Shark Tooth Sandbar. Feel free to bring food, outdoor games and more, but remember to leave no trace of our stay by the end of the night. Reservations required. $20 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Art Among the Trees
Saturday, Apr 26, 2014 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Artists and novices alike come out and create art for the park using the natural materials found all around us. Stop by and watch others make masterpieces with Mother Earth for a yearlong natural exhibit. Contact the park for more information about professional art entries. $10 for crafters and artists, includes the $5 parkpass. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Talley Talk on Knapsack Treasures
Saturday, May 17, 2014 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
On the 17th of May, Ranger Talley Kirkland will be at the museum's monthly display to give a presentation on the treasured belongings that resided deep within the soldier's handy knapsack. $4.50-$7.50 912-727-2339.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Memorial Day Commemoration
Saturday, May 24, 2014 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Help us pay tribute to our fellow patriots who served our country throughout the years! Cannon & musket firings, Civil war era demonstrations and lots of family fun! $4.50-$7.50 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Meet the Marsh on Redbird Creek
Saturday, Jun 7, 2014 9 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Meet the Marsh on Redbird Creek at Fort McAllister State Historic Park. With beautiful wildlife, florna and ancient oaks, our marsh ecosystem in one of the most benifically productive ecosystems in the nation ... come see what it is all about and support your local trails on National Trails Day! $2 Donation required + ParkPass. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Natives & Newcomers to the Georgia Coast
Saturday, Jun 21, 2014 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Explore the park and learn the history of Coastal Georgia. From Guale to Oglethorpe, there will be a great deal of history to learn as we take a 3 mile hike on Redbird Creek Trail. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, July 4, 2014

Independence Day Celebration
Friday, Jul 4, 2014 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us as we celebrate our country’s birthday and our right to be free. Watch Civil War drilling, rifle and cannon firings! Also join in sack races, egg toss, wheel barrow races and other old-timey games. Fresh watermelon will be available too. You can even join in a Civil War-era baseball game! $5 - $8. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, July 11, 2014

A Midsummers Night Stream
Friday, Jul 11, 2014 6 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Invite your friends and family to join us as we paddle past the high grass of the tidal creeks where we’ll make our way to a sandbar to enjoy the night beneath the moonlit sky. Reservations required: maximum 24 participants. Must call office one week prior to event to reserve. $20 per Individual, $ ParkPass per Vehicle. 912-727-2339.

Friday, August 8, 2014

CANCELLED -- Full Moon Stargazers Party
Friday, Aug 8, 2014 8:30 PM to 10 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This event has been cancelled. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Rowe's Guide to the Great Outdoors
Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
If you've ever wanted to know more about almost every plant or animal on the Georgia Coast, then you’ll want to stop by for a 3 mile day hike on our trail with Master Naturalist Rowe. $5 in addition to the Parking fee $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Labor Day Festival
Saturday, Aug 30, 2014 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a little R&R for all your hard work, so gather the family up, kick back and enjoy yourselves at our Labor Day Festival! Visitors who wish to only use the Day Use outside of the fort will require a $5 ParkPass. Fort and museum visitors need to pay for admission at the museum when they arrive. $4.50-$7.50 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, September 13, 2014

"Incoming!" with Shuman's Artillery
Saturday, Sep 13, 2014 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come and join us as we listen and learn about the use of artillery in the Civil War with our local expert Eddie Shuman. From mortars to howitzers and more, Shuman’s talk on artillery will be a blast. Date and time subject to change. $4.50-$7.50 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, September 20, 2014

Paddle Luncheon on the River
Saturday, Sep 20, 2014 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Go on a midday meet with us as we paddle our way to Sharktooth Sandbar. Bring your own lunch for a picnic out on the sandbar. $20 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 27, 2014 9 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
By helping us maintain our park, you are saving your local natural resources that are irreplaceable. Volunteers will be working on the preservation of their state parks, and as a thank you to our volunteers, will be providing lunch for their hard work. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Attracting Wildlife To Your Yard
Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn how to attract a variety of wildlife to your yard. From birds to frogs, we will teach you what habitats are required to attract wildlife and keep them coming back. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Basics of Hunting In Coastal Georgia
Sunday, Oct 5, 2014 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Are you thinking about becoming a hunter, but don't know where to begin? Come learn the basics of hunting from a State Game Warden. Learn when and where to hunt and what equipment you will need. Have all your questions answered by a professional. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Home School Wednesday
Wednesday, Oct 15, 2014 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
What Is Fall? Bring your elementary aged students to the park to learn about the season filled with falling leaves and pumpkins. Hands on activities and fun. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 18, 2014 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Experience the Fort at night as you are guided into the past by Candle light! Visitors need to pay historic site admission rates at the museum when they arrive. Guided walks through the fort will be held every half hour. $4.50-$7.50 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Friday, October 24, 2014

Let's Get Batty With Sarah
Friday, Oct 24, 2014 6 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join Ranger Sarah for an informative talk about bats. Learn why we love our bat community here at the park. Take a walk to watch as they emerge from their houses and head out for an evening of hunting insects. Then we return to the visitors center for a campfire. Great event for the whole family. Bring a flashlight and a chair for campfire time. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

The Haunting of Savage Island
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Halloween comes to the campground. We invite our campground guests to decorate their campsite and wear costumes. The Rangers will drive through the campground and judge the campsites for creativity. We will be doing reverse trick or treating. You remain at your site and we bring candy to you. Then gather for a bonfire and ghost stories. Donations accepted $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Coastline Cleanup
Saturday, Nov 8, 2014 11 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us as we walk the edge of the Ogeechee River at low tide and pick up trash that has washed ashore. Here is your opportunity to help save the river inhabitants. Come make a difference in our environment. Wear enclosed shoes that can get wet. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Home School Class
Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Middle and senior high students are invited to a class about the native american tribes who once lived in this area. Learn who lived here and when they lived here as well as how they lived and what they ate. This will be a great history lesson. Each car requires a park pass and there is a $2.00 per student fee. $2.00 per student. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

A Paddlers Picnic
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for a Sunday canoe and kayak excursion out to the local sandbar for a scenic lunch. Participants must bring their own food and are allowed to bring their own kayaks and canoes, but Park Office must be notified before the event. Advance registration required, on a first come – first serve basis. $20 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Paddlers Picnic
Saturday, Nov 15, 2014 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for a canoe trip on Redbird Creek. Bring your lunch and we will provide the canoes. We will talk about the marsh while we paddle to a sandbar to enjoy our picnic. Each canoe can hold 2 adults and a child. Call for reservations. $20 per person or $10 if you bring your own boat. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, November 16, 2014

How To Get Started In Civil War Re-enacting
Sunday, Nov 16, 2014 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Experienced Civil War Re-enactor, Clint Stanley, will answer all your questions about what it takes to become an active re-enactor. From proper clothing to camping, he will tell you everything involved in re-enacting. Clint has many years of experience at many battlefields and is very knowledgeable. $3.00 per person. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Magnolia Trail Hike
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This one mile hike is perfect for beginner hikers. This is a slow paced nature hike lead by the Park Naturalist. Learn about the Marsh, our trees and birds on Savage Island. Perfect hike for a family just starting out in hiking. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. $2.00 per person Children under 6 free. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Magnolia Trail Hike
Saturday, Nov 22, 2014 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This is a very easy and slow paced hike. Good for beginner hikers or families. We will talk about the trees along the trail and about the marsh system. Wear sturdy shoes. No reservation needed. $5.00 per car park pass required and a $2.00 per person event fee. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, November 29, 2014

The Guale of Satuache
Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
When old world traditions mix with new world customs, you end up with Satuache, a Spanish mission for the conversion of the Guale to Christianity. Learn the local history of Satuache, the Spanish, and the Guale. $3. Children under 6 are free. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Decorating for Christmas Using Natural Materials
Saturday, Dec 6, 2014 9:30 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join Naturalist Shirley Rowe for a hands on demonstration on how to use, pine, holly, pine cones, and other materials found in the woods to make Christmas decorations for your home. You will leave with the knowledge of how to make garlands, wreaths, and ornaments. Make and take some with you. If you have a glue gun and gloves, bring them. $6 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
A Touch of Gray
Sunday, Dec 7, 2014 to Sunday, Dec 7, 2014 - 1 PM to 3 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy this classic string band in the fort area as they play music from the Civil War days. These musicians have years of experience entertaining at Civil War reenactments. Fort admission is required. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Winter Muster - 150th Anniversary, Battle of Fort McAllister Reenactment
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 9 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The fort will be filled with Confederate soldiers as they prepare for battle. Visitors can watch skirmishes between Union and Confederate troop as they fire muskets and cannons. Walk among the earthworks and tour a Civil War museum. At 5 p.m., the same time that the actual battle occurred, visitors can watch Union forces breach the fort. $6.00 per person Free for children under 6 years old 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, December 20, 2014

A Soldier's Serenade with the Eighth Georgia Regimental
Daily until Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Step back in time as the Fort McAllister is filled with the sounds and songs of the Eighth Georgia Regimental Civil War Band. This is a unique opportunity to experience the "in the moment" of the Civil War era with this phenomenal instrumental band. Reg admission rates apply. 912-727-2339.
Christmas Carols Around the Campfire
Saturday, Dec 20, 2014 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our campground guests are invited to come to a campfire at the assembly shelter where the choir from Saint Elizabeth Episcopal Church will be singing Christmas Carols. You are welcome to join them in singing carols that we all know. Get your Jingle on and come get in the Christmas spirit. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Thursday, January 1, 2015

First Day Hikes
Thursday, Jan 1, 2015 10 AM to 2:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us at 10:00am for a 3 mile nature hike with Ranger Rowe on the Redbird Creek Trail. This hike is medium difficulty and requires sturdy shoes and water. At 2:00pm there will be a History Hike in and around the fort. Ranger Johnston will walk you through the past and tell you about the daily life at Fort McAllister during the American Civil War. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Junior Naturalist Mini Camp
Sunday, Jan 18, 2015 to Sunday, Jan 18, 2015 - 9 AM to 4 AM
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.
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History Under Our Feet
Saturday, Jan 17, 2015 10 AM to 11 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.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

The Basics of Camping
Sunday, Jan 25, 2015 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Do you want to go camping but don't know how to get started? This class is just for you. Our experienced camper will teach you all you need to know about choosing equipment, selecting a campsite, building a fire, and much more. $2.00 per person plus a $5.00 per car Park Pass required. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Rides and Rebels
Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Connoisseurs of classic cars are encouraged to come out and show off their amazing autos for both the public as well as other automobile enthusiasts! Enjoy a day filled with cool rides, local history, and cannon and rifle firings. $5 - $9. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
First Saturday Hike
Saturday, Feb 7, 2015 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
We are offering a nature hike on the first Saturday of every month. Each month will have a different topic. This hike will be 3 miles and will be about the effects of deforestation on our ecosystem. Wear sturdy shoes because some of the trail is not smooth and may be wet. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 012-727-2339.
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Home School Class
Tuesday, Feb 17, 2015 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The students will be learning about water usage and conservation. They will participate in demonstrations showing how we all waste water and learn how they can conserve water at home. Each child will create a water saver poster to take home. This lesson is suited for students ages 8 and over. $2.00 per student. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Earn Your Brownie Hiker Badge
Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Brownie Troop Leaders can bring their girls and have Ranger Rowe teach them everything they need to earn their Hiker Badge. Learn about reading and marking trails, what to bring on a hike, and how to choose a place to go hiking. Then we set out on a fun scavenger hunt hike.Wear comfortable shoes for the hike. Call to reserve you space. $2.00 per girl. 1 troop leader is free. Additional adults $2.00 each. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

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

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.
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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, March 28, 2015

Civil War Trust Volunteer Day
Saturday, Mar 28, 2015 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Today is devoted to improving and rejuvenating our fortifications! We will be trimming plants, painting, cleaning, and doing other maintenance all around the fort grounds. We will provide lunch for all of our hard working volunteers. Come show your dedication to keeping history alive by lending a helping hand. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, April 4, 2015

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.
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Thursday, April 9, 2015

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.
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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Earth Day Eco Tour Paddle Trip
Saturday, Apr 18, 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 2, 2015

The Basics of Knot Tying
Saturday, May 2, 2015 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn how to tie a variety of useful knots. You will be given rope to tie along with the instructor. This should be fun for adults and older children. $2.00 per person which includes the materials. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

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.
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Sunday, May 17, 2015

Getting Started In Reenacting
Sunday, May 17, 2015 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Have you ever thought about becoming a Civil War Reenactor, but didn't know how to get started? Here is your opportunity to learn all about reenacting from a very experienced volunteer. He will bring all his gear, clothing, and guns and explain everything a volunteer reenactor needs to know. $5 parking. 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. $8.00 per adult $5.00 for children ages 6-17 $5 parking. 912-272-2339.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

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.
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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

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.
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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Craft Time for Children
Saturday, Jul 11, 2015 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join the Park Naturalist for some fun make and take crafts. Each child can choose 2 craft projects. Suitable for children ages 6 and up. Space is limited, so call to reserve a spot. Bring a picnic and enjoy the playground and picnic area after the class. $5.00 per child $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, August 15, 2015

Crafting Under The Trees
Saturday, Aug 15, 2015 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Fun crafts for children ages 8 and up. Make and take 3 crafts with the park naturalist. Come for the class, then stay and enjoy the playground and picnic area. $3.00 per child materials fee $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Megalodons of Coastal Georgia
Friday, Aug 21, 2015 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Local Megalodon teeth divers will be here to share their stories of diving for teeth from the prehistoric Megalodon Sharks. They will bring these very large teeth with them as well as other fossils they have found while diving in our coastal waters. This is a great opportunity to learn about these giants who once inhabited our local rivers. $2.00 per person, adults and children $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
Living history demonstrations all day with the cavalry unit back by popular demand. Cannon and musket firings throughout the day. We are very excited to have nationally recognized reptile expert, Jason Clark and his staff with us. $8.00 per adult $5.00 per child ages 6-17 $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, September 11, 2015

Let's Get Batty with Sarah
Friday, Sep 11, 2015 7 PM to 8:15 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This is our most popular program. Learn about the Eastern Brown Bats that live at Fort McAllister and why we like them so much. We will walk 3/4 of a mile to the bat houses, watch them emerge and head out for a night of insect hunting. $4.00 per person for adults and children ages 5 and up. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Riverbank Cleanup
Sunday, Sep 13, 2015 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Make a difference in the environment. Join us as we remove trash along the Ogeechee River at low tide. You can choose to work along the tree line, which is dry and requires sturdy shoes, or the water line which requires shoes that can get wet and muddy. We always recover several bags of debris which threatens the health of our coastline. 912-727-2339.
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Friday, September 18, 2015

Introduction to Wildlife Photography
Daily until Saturday, Sep 19, 2015 6 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This 2 day class is designed to improve your skills in photographing wildlife in a natural setting. Two experienced photographers will guide you through steps to improve your skills in capturing more interesting images. The class begins Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm, and continues Saturday from 9:00-4:00. $75 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Red Bird Creek Trail Restoration - 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.

Friday, October 30, 2015

Brilliantly Bodacious Bats
Friday, Oct 30, 2015 7 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This is our most popular program. Learn about the large bat colony at Fort McAllister and why we love them. We will take a 1 mile walk to the bat houses and watch them emerge for their evening of insect eating. Bring a flashlight and insect repellent. $4.00 per person. children under 5 are free. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, November 7, 2015

First Saturday Hike
Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
It's feeling like fall, so let's enjoy the nice weather and take a hike. Join a ranger for a brisk 3 mile hike along the Redbird Creek trail. Stop and enjoy the marsh and hear a quick lesson about the mysteries of the marsh. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

All About The Marsh
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This one day event for children ages 7-11 will be a fun learning experience. They will learn about the coastline, the marshes, the rivers, and the inhabitants. Each child will receive a book that we will use throughout the day, and they can take the book home with them. $15.00 per child $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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All About the Marsh
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2015 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This one day camp for children ages 7-10, will focus on the unique ecosystem of Coastal Georgia. We will do a lot of walking and exploring the salt marsh and riverbank. Children should wear shoes and clothing that can get muddy. Each child will receive a book about the marsh. $15.00 per child. $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.

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Decorating for the holidays using natural materials.
Sunday, Nov 22, 2015 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our naturalist will lead you through making swags, wreaths and table decor using magnolia, pine, holly, and other natural materials found in the park. Bring a clear jar if you would like to make a candle holder. Make and take some unique decor for your home. $5.00 materials fee. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, December 5, 2015

First Saturday Hike
Saturday, Dec 5, 2015 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our naturalist for a 3 mile hike. Along the hike, she will talk about the unique ecosystem of Coastal Georgia. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a water bottle. $2.00 per person. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, December 12, 2015

151st Winter Muster
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 8 AM to 5:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come by and see our annual Winter Muster! Skirmishes between Confederates and Federals well be going on throughout the day. Visitors will be able to explore the fortifications in its most solemn hour as the Confederates attempt to hold off the advancing armies of General Sherman from taking Fort McAllister, and ultimately, Savannah. $5 for Youth (6-17) $8 for Adults (18+). 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Monday, December 14, 2015

Strolling through the Park
Monday, Dec 14, 2015 2 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring your little one in a stroller and join the naturalist for a 2 1/2 walk through the park and campground. The naturalist will point out birds and animals along the way. Meet other parents and enjoy a nice walk with your child in the great outdoors. $2.00 per adult $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Stories In the Fort
Thursday, Dec 17, 2015 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring your children to the park where a Ranger will read Christmas stories in front of the fireplace. Get in the spirit of Christmas in a beautiful historical setting. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, December 18, 2015

Crafting for Christmas
Friday, Dec 18, 2015 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Bring 2 clear glass jars and create candle holders for the holidays. You will also learn how to use natural materials for a festive table centerpiece. Because we are using hot glue and wire, this is not a class for children. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, December 27, 2015

Invasive Species Hike
Sunday, Dec 27, 2015 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our Naturalist for a 3 mile hike and learn how to identify non-native plants that are harmful to our ecosystem. You may have some of these plants growing in your yard and don't know that they are unwelcome pests. $2.00 per person $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Monday, December 28, 2015

How to Build a Shelter from a Tarp
Monday, Dec 28, 2015 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our naturalists will teach you several methods of building a temporary shelter from a 10x10 tarp. Be prepared for an unexpected situation where you need shelter from wind or weather. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Friday, January 1, 2016

First Day Hikes
Friday, Jan 1, 2016 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us at 10:00am for a 3 mile nature hike with Ranger Rowe on the Redbird Creek Trail. This hike is medium difficulty and requires sturdy shoes and water. At 2:00pm there will be a History Hike in and around the fort. Ranger Johnston will walk you through the past and tell you about the daily life at Fort McAllister during the American Civil War. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Introduction to Wildlife Photography
Saturday, Jan 9, 2016 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn the basics of capturing great photographs of birds, animals, and beautiful landscapes. You will learn how to use your camera settings for the best lighting and how to crop and center for a more interesting photo. Bring your camera and any extra lenses and a tripod, if you have one. $25.00 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Crafting For Kids, Printing Project
Saturday, Jan 16, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Children will paint a fun fish shape on bubble wrap and make a print on paper. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Ogeechee Riverbank Cleanup
Sunday, Jan 17, 2016 9 AM to 10 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
We will walk along the rivers' edge at low tide and pick up trash and debris that washes ashore. The mud is very soft and sticky, so wear shoes that can get wet and muddy. Make a difference in the environment and keep the river clean. free. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, January 23, 2016

The Trail of Confederate Money
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 11 AM until Jan 24, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
We have an expert on Civil War money coming to share his knowledge with us. He will do two presentations on Saturday at 10:00 and 2:00 and two on Sunday at 10:00 and 2:00. Bring any money you have from the Civil War, and he will be able to authenticate it for you. $9.00 per adult for fort admission, $8.00 per senior and $5.00 for youth. $4.00 for presentation only. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, January 24, 2016

The Trail of Confederate Money
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 11 AM  
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
We have an expert on Civil War money coming to share his knowledge with us. He will do two presentations on Saturday at 10:00 and 2:00 and two on Sunday at 10:00 and 2:00. Bring any money you have from the Civil War, and he will be able to authenticate it for you. $9.00 per adult for fort admission, $8.00 per senior and $5.00 for youth. $4.00 for presentation only. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Friday Night Campfire and Bingo Blast
Friday, Jan 29, 2016 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Guests in our campground are invited to join rangers for a campfire and bingo. Meet fellow campers at the assembly shelter. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, January 31, 2016

How To Build A Temporary Shelter From A Tarp
Sunday, Jan 31, 2016 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn how to build a few different temporary shelters from a tarp. Keep yourself warm and dry in an emergency. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Morning With A Ranger
Saturdays & Sundays 9 AM - 10 AM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visitors are encouraged to join our AmeriCorps ranger for a cup of joe and casual conversation. Learn a little bit about the history of our fort and other opportunities that exist at the park. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Rides and Rebels
Saturday, Feb 6, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Connoisseurs of classic cars are encouraged to come out and show off their amazing autos for both the public as well as other automobile enthusiasts! Enjoy a day filled with cool rides, local history, and cannon and rifle firings. $5 - $9. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
Ballistic for Bocce
Saturdays & Sundays 10 AM - 12 PM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join the park's AmeriCorps ranger in our day use area for a game of Bocce, the world's oldest game known to mankind. Learn a little bit about the history of the game and play a round with our ranger. $2 per player $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
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Sunday, February 7, 2016

Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 8 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Admission to the historic site is FREE today, courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society. It's the perfect day to come out and see Fort McAllister free of charge! Try not to miss this great opportunity, as this offer only comes around once a year! 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
Morning With A Ranger
Saturdays & Sundays 9 AM - 10 AM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visitors are encouraged to join our AmeriCorps ranger for a cup of joe and casual conversation. Learn a little bit about the history of our fort and other opportunities that exist at the park. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Ballistic for Bocce
Saturdays & Sundays 10 AM - 12 PM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join the park's AmeriCorps ranger in our day use area for a game of Bocce, the world's oldest game known to mankind. Learn a little bit about the history of the game and play a round with our ranger. $2 per player $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Morning With A Ranger
Saturdays & Sundays 9 AM - 10 AM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visitors are encouraged to join our AmeriCorps ranger for a cup of joe and casual conversation. Learn a little bit about the history of our fort and other opportunities that exist at the park. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Ballistic for Bocce
Saturdays & Sundays 10 AM - 12 PM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join the park's AmeriCorps ranger in our day use area for a game of Bocce, the world's oldest game known to mankind. Learn a little bit about the history of the game and play a round with our ranger. $2 per player $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 
Valentine's Civil War Dinner and Dance
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 5 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This is the perfect chance for history lovers to get together for an evening full of fun and great food. Stop buy for a lovely roast dinner for two, under the candlelight of a Civil War site. Includes a tour of the fort, era singing and dancing, and a nighttime cannon firing. $50. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Morning With A Ranger
Saturdays & Sundays 9 AM - 10 AM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visitors are encouraged to join our AmeriCorps ranger for a cup of joe and casual conversation. Learn a little bit about the history of our fort and other opportunities that exist at the park. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Ballistic for Bocce
Saturdays & Sundays 10 AM - 12 PM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join the park's AmeriCorps ranger in our day use area for a game of Bocce, the world's oldest game known to mankind. Learn a little bit about the history of the game and play a round with our ranger. $2 per player $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Morning With A Ranger
Saturdays & Sundays 9 AM - 10 AM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visitors are encouraged to join our AmeriCorps ranger for a cup of joe and casual conversation. Learn a little bit about the history of our fort and other opportunities that exist at the park. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Ballistic for Bocce
Saturdays & Sundays 10 AM - 12 PM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join the park's AmeriCorps ranger in our day use area for a game of Bocce, the world's oldest game known to mankind. Learn a little bit about the history of the game and play a round with our ranger. $2 per player $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Morning With A Ranger
Saturdays & Sundays 9 AM - 10 AM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visitors are encouraged to join our AmeriCorps ranger for a cup of joe and casual conversation. Learn a little bit about the history of our fort and other opportunities that exist at the park. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Ballistic for Bocce
Saturdays & Sundays 10 AM - 12 PM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join the park's AmeriCorps ranger in our day use area for a game of Bocce, the world's oldest game known to mankind. Learn a little bit about the history of the game and play a round with our ranger. $2 per player $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Friday, February 26, 2016

Cadet Girl Scout night hike
Friday, Feb 26, 2016 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This evening hike will include all the requirements for a Cadet to earn her Night Owl badge. Join our naturalist for an informative and fun hike in the park after dark. Wear sturdy shoes and bring a flashlight. $2.00 per girl $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Morning With A Ranger
Saturdays & Sundays 9 AM - 10 AM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visitors are encouraged to join our AmeriCorps ranger for a cup of joe and casual conversation. Learn a little bit about the history of our fort and other opportunities that exist at the park. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Ballistic for Bocce
Saturdays & Sundays 10 AM - 12 PM until Feb 28, 2016 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join the park's AmeriCorps ranger in our day use area for a game of Bocce, the world's oldest game known to mankind. Learn a little bit about the history of the game and play a round with our ranger. $2 per player $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Get Outdoors Georgia 

Sunday, February 28, 2016

Morning With A Ranger
Saturdays & Sundays 9 AM - 10 AM  
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visitors are encouraged to join our AmeriCorps ranger for a cup of joe and casual conversation. Learn a little bit about the history of our fort and other opportunities that exist at the park. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.