Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Fort McAllister State Park

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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 Gen. William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea.”  Visitors can explore the grounds with cannons, a 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.

SOLDIER PROGRAMS:  Learn about the American Civil War, soldier life, medicine, infantry, weapons and more from staff historians. Call for times.
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GPS Coordinates:
N 31.888583 | W -081.200883

Located 10 miles east of I-95 on Ga. Spur 144 (take I-95 exit #90).

3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA 31324
Bryan County
Fort McAllister State Park
3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA 31324 View Details

Fort McAllister State Park



First Saturday Hike
Saturday, Dec 5, 2015 9 AM to 10:30 AM
Presenter/Location: Fort McAllister State Park
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.
151st Winter Muster
Saturday, Dec 12, 2015 8 AM to 5:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Fort McAllister State Park
Come by and see our annual Winter Muster! Skirmishes between Confederates and Federals well be going on throughout the day...  $5 for Youth (6-17) $8 for Adults (18+). 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible
Black Powder Safety Officer Training
Monday, Feb 22, 2016 until Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016 8 AM to 5 PM
Presenter/Location: Fort McAllister State Park
Bi-Annual Black Powder Safety Officer Training for Interpretive staff members that handle black powder weapons and storage. 912-727-2339.
Barry Ellis

Danny Joseph Brown
912-727-2339  Park Manager, DNR Fort McAllister Historic Park

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