The Coast / Savannah

Forsyth Park

10 Whitaker St.
Savannah, GA 31401

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Forsyth Park is the largest park in the historic district of Savannah, Georgia. The park covers 30 acres of land just south of Gaston Street and north of Park Avenue. The east border of Forsyth Park is Drayton Street, and on the west is Whitaker. For locals and tourists, Forsyth Park is a hub of social interaction. Concerts, recreation sports, people watching, sun bathing, reading, relaxing…can all be seen going on in Forsyth Park depending on when you are there. On Saturdays, a great farmers market takes place in Forsyth Park. If you are going to visit the historic district of Savannah, make sure to plan an hour to check out Forsyth Park.

Forsyth Park was laid out in the 1840s. The land for the original space was donated by William Hodgson. In 1851 John Forsyth, the 33rd Governor of Georgia, donated an additional 20 acres, bringing the total size of Forsyth Park to its present size. The park was named after him.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 11:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 11:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 11:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 11:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 11:00PM
    Friday: 7:00PM - 11:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 11:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Free Admission

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages