Located close to I-95 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 General William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea.” Visitors can explore the grounds with cannons, a hot shot 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.
Things To Do & See
Birding — Colonial Coast Birding Trail
Civil War Film
Hiking — 4.3 miles of trails
Weddings — park approval required
Kayak, Canoe & Paddleboard Rental
Archery (no open range, events only)
Friday, Oct 23, 2020 at 8:00pm Eastern Time
Monday, Oct 26, 2020 at 7:00pm Eastern Time
Online via Zoom
Wednesday, Oct 28, 2020 at 5:30pm Eastern Time
Streaming online via One Day University