NOTICE: The Ogeechee River fishing pier is closed.

Fort McAllister State Park

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Fort McAllister State Park
NOTICE: The Ogeechee River fishing pier is closed.

Located south of Savannah on the banks of the Ogeechee River, this scenic park showcases the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. The earthworks were attacked seven times by Union ironclads but did not fall until 1864—ending General William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea.” Visitors can explore the grounds with cannons, a hot shot furnace, bombproof barracks, palisades and more, while a Civil War museum contains artifacts, a video and gift shop.

Nestled among giant live oaks, Spanish moss and salt marsh, this park is a beautiful location for camping, fishing, boating and picnicking. Seven cabins sit on stilts near the marsh, surrounded by palm trees and palmettos. The shaded campground is bordered by tidal Redbird Creek, a boat ramp, fishing dock and nature trail. A large picnic area offers river views and playgrounds, while another boat ramp provides access to the Ogeechee River.


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Programs & Tours

Several programs are offered daily. Topics include the Civil War, soldier life, weapons, wildlife, crafts and more. Guided tours are offered at 2 p.m. Reservations must be made in advance; please all the park to reserve your tour. Self-guided fort tours are also available.

Hours

Park Hours 7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Office Hours 8 a.m.–8 p.m.

Fees & Passes

$5 parking. Annual passes available.

Historic Site Admission

  • Adults (18–61): $9.00
  • Seniors (62+): $8.00
  • Youth (6–17): $5.00

Group rates available with advance notice.

Phone Numbers

Park 912-727-2339

Reservations 800-864-7275

Address

3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
Bryan County

GPS Coordinates
​N 31.888583 | W -081.200883