Fort McAllister State Park

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Sunset Bat Hike
Friday, Apr 27, 2018 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Spread your wings and take a trip with us, as our rangers will be ready to be your guide into the wild world of bats. Join our rangers as we watch our flying friends take off over the setting sun! Includes a short half-mile walk over our beautiful marshes and winding creeks. Guests will meet our rangers at the park office and museum. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The fort's plantation house will be open and ready to be explored. A park ranger and a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to spinning wool. Brace yourself as two time tested weapons face off! The atlatl or the Civil War musket, who will win? $5-$9. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 
Beginner Archery
Saturday, Apr 28, 2018 to Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 - 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn the basics of shooting a compound bow with our rangers. We will be shooting in a safe environment. Fun for kids and adults, come see how you fair. We will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. Reservation's required. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Sunday Morning Hikes
Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Ranger's choice- Ranger will lead a short hike to discuss different topics ranging from flora and fauna to natural remedies. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Edible Plant Hike
Sunday, Apr 29, 2018 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn helpful tricks to identifying edible wild plants in Georgia! Enjoy a beautiful and scenic hike with our park naturalist. We'll be searching for local plants that have medicinal properties, some used for tea, seasonings, and even ones that could be poisonous! Pets are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Star Wars Day Astronomy
Friday, May 4, 2018 8 PM to 10 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Celebrate Star Wars Day in style by looking at the stars, with Star Wars characters. We will look at double stars, like the twin suns of Tatooine. You will be able to see Venus up close through our telescope as well as other celestial objects. Watch out, this event will be invaded by the Mandalorian Mercs! May the fourth be with you. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible Parks After Dark 

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Beginner Archery
Saturday, May 5, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn the basics of shooting a compound bow with our rangers. We will be shooting in a safe environment. Fun for kids and adults, come see how you fair. We will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. Reservation's required. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, May 5, 2018 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The fort's plantation house will be open and ready to be explored. A park ranger and a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to spinning wool. Brace yourself as two time tested weapons face off! The atlatl or the Civil War musket, who will win? $5-$9. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Edible Plant Hike
Sunday, May 6, 2018 10 AM to 11 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn helpful tricks to identifying edible wild plants in Georgia! Enjoy a beautiful and scenic hike with our park naturalist. We'll be searching for local plants that have medicinal properties, some used for tea, seasonings, and even ones that could be poisonous! Pets are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Friday at the Forge
Friday, May 18, 2018 4 PM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our fort blacksmiths are going to heat up some metal! Come and learn all about how a blacksmiths forge works. As we work the hot metal we will also be casting musket balls. $5-$9. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Beginner Archery
Saturday, May 19, 2018 10 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn the basics of shooting a compound bow with our rangers. We will be shooting in a safe environment. Fun for kids and adults, come see how you fair. We will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. Reservation's required. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Riverbank Cleanup
Saturday, May 19, 2018 12 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Make a difference in the environment! Join us as we remove trash and debris along the Ogeechee River at low tide. You can choose to work along the tree line, which is dry and requires sturdy shoes, or the water line which requires shoes that can get wet and muddy. We always recover several bags of debris which threatens the health of our coastline! 912-727-2339.

Saturday, May 26, 2018

Memorial Day Commemoration
Saturday, May 26, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for an old fashioned Memorial Day, and help us pay tribute to our fellow patriots who served our country throughout the years! Cannon & musket firings every hour! Civil war era demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the day. There will be lots of family fun to be had by all! $5 - $9. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, June 2, 2018

National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 2, 2018 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Help us make one of our biggest goals become a reality! In the morning, our rangers will guide visitors on a special hike to learn more about our special ecosystems and their importance! After our morning hike on Redbird Creek Trail, we'll need volunteers to help us work on the trails! Do your part in helping to preserve our beloved hiking trails! $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jun 30, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us as we celebrate our country’s birthday and our right to be free. Watch Civil War drilling, rifle and cannon firings! Also join in sack races, egg toss, wheel barrow races and other old-timey games. Fresh watermelon will be available too! You can even join in a Civil War-era baseball game! $5 - $9. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Monday, July 16, 2018

Junior Ranger Camp #2
9 AM - 2 PM from Jul 16, 2018 until Jul 20, 2018 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our second week of Junior Ranger Camp is meant for our older junior rangers, ages 10-12. Junior Rangers will discover more about Georgia's great history, march through the woods and marshes, learn about the environment, paddle canoes on our rivers, and become stewards of Georgia's natural and environmental wonders! $100. 912-727-2339.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Junior Ranger Camp #2
9 AM - 2 PM from Jul 17, 2018 until Jul 20, 2018 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our second week of Junior Ranger Camp is meant for our older junior rangers, ages 10-12. Junior Rangers will discover more about Georgia's great history, march through the woods and marshes, learn about the environment, paddle canoes on our rivers, and become stewards of Georgia's natural and environmental wonders! $100. 912-727-2339.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Junior Ranger Camp #2
9 AM - 2 PM from Jul 18, 2018 until Jul 20, 2018 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our second week of Junior Ranger Camp is meant for our older junior rangers, ages 10-12. Junior Rangers will discover more about Georgia's great history, march through the woods and marshes, learn about the environment, paddle canoes on our rivers, and become stewards of Georgia's natural and environmental wonders! $100. 912-727-2339.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Junior Ranger Camp #2
9 AM - 2 PM from Jul 19, 2018 until Jul 20, 2018 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our second week of Junior Ranger Camp is meant for our older junior rangers, ages 10-12. Junior Rangers will discover more about Georgia's great history, march through the woods and marshes, learn about the environment, paddle canoes on our rivers, and become stewards of Georgia's natural and environmental wonders! $100. 912-727-2339.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Junior Ranger Camp #2
9 AM - 2 PM from Jul 20, 2018 
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our second week of Junior Ranger Camp is meant for our older junior rangers, ages 10-12. Junior Rangers will discover more about Georgia's great history, march through the woods and marshes, learn about the environment, paddle canoes on our rivers, and become stewards of Georgia's natural and environmental wonders! $100. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Labor Day Celebration
Saturday, Sep 1, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a break today! Come on out for a relaxing and entertaining day for the whole family. Civil War soldiers will be firing rifles and cannons throughout the day while presenting living history programs. Old-timey games will be available and fun for the whole family! $5 - $9. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible 

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 9 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our biggest volunteer day of the year! Stop by and lend a helping hand as we spend the day improving the park. We will be cleaning and clearing branches, debris and more as we work hard to make our park beautiful and pristine! All of our hard working volunteers will be treated to lunch, as a personal thank you from Georgia State Parks! 912-727-2339.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for our annual candlelight guided tours! Come see soldiers go about their evening duties and experience what life was like for those living on the Georgia coast during the Civil War. You'll get to stop by our lovely barracks house for some sweet treats before being treated to an exclusive night-time firing of our cannon! $5-$9. 912-727-2339.
Parks After Dark 

Saturday, December 15, 2018

154th Winter Muster
Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 9 AM to 6 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come by and see our annual Winter Muster! Skirmishes between Confederates and Federals well be going on throughout the day. Visitors will be able to explore the fortifications in its most solemn hour as the Confederates attempt to hold off the advancing armies of General Sherman from taking Fort McAllister, and ultimately, Savannah. $5 - $9. 912-727-2339.
Handicapped Accessible