Rice, Riches, and Redcoats: Overnight Paddling Trip

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Celebrate Earth Day by enjoying a paddling trip through time. The trip includes admission to four coastal historic sites, beginning at Georgia's First Fort- Fort King George, and concluding at Fort Frederica National Monument. Guests will travel along the historic waterways, paddling through old plantation rice canals.

Explore the riches of those that profited from the coastal environment, and enjoy the foundations of colonization in America's 13th Colony. The first day will consist of approximately 8 miles of smooth paddling from Fort King George, to Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site, with a stop at the historic Butler Island House. Paddlers will camp on the grounds of Hofwyl Plantation. Sunday morning, the group will paddle 10 miles from Hofwyl Plantation onto Fort Frederica, located on St. Simon's Island. This trip is moderate difficulty, recommended for experienced paddlers only. Not suitable for children under 12. Things to bring: sunscreen, hat & sunglasses, water, snacks, camping gear.

Admission: $195 per person
Event Phone: 912-437-4770

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Fort King George Historic Site
302 McIntosh Road SE
Darien, GA 31305


GPS Coordinates:

N 31.3644180 | W -81.4130690
Located in Darien, 3 miles east of I-95 exit #49.

Fort King George Historic Site
302 McIntosh Road SE
Darien, GA 31305 View Details

Fort King George Historic Site