Forsyth Park

Location

10 Whitaker St.
Savannah GA 31401

Hours of Operation

  • 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
  • Sunday : 7:00am - 11:00pm
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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.

Amenities
Facility Amenities
  • Free Parking
  • Self-guided Tours
Special Tags
  • Film
Suitable for Ages
  • All Ages
Group Amenities
  • Group-Friendly
General Information
  • Family-Friendly
  • Free Admission
  • Open Year 'Round