The Coast / Richmond Hill

Fort McAllister State Park

3894 Fort McAllister Rd.
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

912-727-2339 | 800-864-7275
  • 1 of 13
  • 2 of 13
  • 3 of 13
  • 4 of 13
  • 5 of 13
  • 6 of 13
  • 7 of 13
  • 8 of 13
  • 9 of 13
  • 10 of 13
  • 11 of 13
  • 12 of 13
  • 13 of 13


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 cottages 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.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Monday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Tuesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Wednesday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Thursday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Friday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM
    Saturday: 7:00AM - 10:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults (18-61) $9

    Daily Park Pass $5

    Group rates available with advance notice Call 912-727-2339

    Seniors (62+) $8

    Youth (6-17) $5

    Activities

    Nature Trails

    Average Nightly Rate

    Call for Rates

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Gift Shop, Lodging On Site, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway

    95

    Site Information

    Cabin / Cottage Rentals, Primitive Camp Sites Available

    Special Tags

    Civil War Site

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages

Events

  • First Saturday Hike

    First Saturday Hike

    10/01/2016 - 10/01/2016

    Join us for the first Saturday hike of the month on Red Bird Creek Trail. Explore the wetlands and maritime forests with our Naturalist. The hike is about 3.5 miles. Please wear proper hiking attire. Bring plenty of water to stay hydrated. Dogs are welcome but must be on a 6 ft. leash.

    Saturday, September 3, 2016
    8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    Saturday, October 1, 2016
    8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

    read more

  • Civil War Candle Lantern Tour

    Civil War Candle Lantern Tour

    10/22/2016 - 10/22/2016

    See Civil War soldiers go about their evening duties. Stop in the barracks for hot cider and cookies, then prepare yourself for a blast with a cannon firing over the Ogeechee River. Tours will be held every half hour, with the last at 9:30 p.m.

    read more