Fort McAllister State Park

3894 Fort McAllister Road
Richmond Hill, GA 31324

912-727-2339

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

Biking
Birding — Colonial Coast Birding Trail
Boating
Civil War Film
Educational Programs
Fishing
Fort Tours
Geocaching
Hiking — 4.3 miles of trails
Photography
Picnicking
Tours
Weddings — park approval required
Kayak, Canoe & Paddleboard Rental
Bike Rental
Archery (no open range, events only)

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