Fort McAllister State Park

Many events have been postponed or rescheduled. Only current active events will remain on the calendar. Please contact the park for more information.


Friday, April 16, 2021

Archaeology: Dig through History
Friday, Apr 16, 2021 11 AM to 1 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come dig through history at our mock archaeology dig site and explore what its like to be an archaeologist. Limited availability and duration due to social distancing requirements. Registration Required and is space limited. Please reserve your spot today. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Accessible DIRT Event 
Gardening: All about Tomatoes
Friday, Apr 16, 2021 4 PM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Ever wanted to grow your own tomatoes? Tomatoes can be tricky, but in this program you will learn what you need to know to grow healthy prolific plants. There is nothing quite like homegrown, so say goodbye to those store-bought cardboard varieties. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-323-1748.
DIRT Event 
Edible Plant Hike
Friday, Apr 16, 2021 6 PM to 7 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our Naturalist to search for local plants that have edible and medicinal properties. Some species are used for making tea or seasonings. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. Limited to 10 hikers. Please pre-register by calling the park office at 912-727-2339. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, April 17, 2021

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A Living Historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation about fort history. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Accessible 
Under the Canvas
Saturday, Apr 17, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Lets assemble a Civil War Soldiers tent and explore what life was like for for enlisted men both campaigners and garrisoned. $9-$5. 912-323-1748.

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Edible Plant Hike
Sunday, Apr 18, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our Naturalist to search for local plants that have edible and medicinal properties. Some species are used for making tea or seasonings. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. Limited to 10 hikers. Please pre-register by calling the park office at 912-727-2339. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, April 23, 2021

Night Fort Tour
Friday, Apr 23, 2021 8 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Come experience the beauty and tranquility of Fort McAllister at night on this ranger-guided tour of the fort. We will recount history and tell stories of Georgia's last battle of the Civil War. Space is limited to 10 people. Pre-register by calling the park office at 912-727-2339. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, April 24, 2021

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A Living Historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation about fort history. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Accessible 
Gardening: All about Tomatoes
Saturday, Apr 24, 2021 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Ever wanted to grow your own tomatoes? Tomatoes can be tricky, but in this program you will learn what you need to know to grow healthy prolific plants. There is nothing quite like homegrown, so say goodbye to those store-bought cardboard varieties. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-323-1748.
DIRT Event 

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Wilderness Survival - Rope Making
Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 11 AM to 12 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Survival sometimes depends on knowledge and skills. Learn the skills you might need one day during our Wilderness Survival Series. This week we will learn about how to make rope from natural materials. Space is limited call to make a reservation for this program. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Cannon Ball Crater Hike
Sunday, Apr 25, 2021 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Some of the largest weapons of the civil war were naval artillery pieces known as Dahlgren guns. This ranger-led hike explores an area of the park where these weapons have left numerous craters. This is a bushwhackers hike off of our trail system. Please wear appropriate shoes and clothing for traversing natural areas. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, May 1, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A Living Historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation about fort history. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Accessible 

Saturday, May 8, 2021

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, May 8, 2021 10 AM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
A Living Historian portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation about fort history. There will be musket firings throughout the day. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Accessible 

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Junior Ranger Weekend Camp
Saturday, May 29, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Spend a weekend with the park rangers and learn skills from Civil War soldier training to outdoor survival. Become an official Junior Ranger! For ages 7-11 years old. Registration begins May 1. Payment is due upon registration. 30. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, June 12, 2021

Junior Ranger Weekend Camp
Saturday, Jun 12, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Spend a weekend with the park rangers and learn skills from Civil War soldier training to outdoor survival. Become an official Junior Ranger! For ages 7-11 years old. Registration begins May 1. Payment is due upon registration. 30. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, June 26, 2021

Junior Ranger Weekend Camp
Saturday, Jun 26, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Spend a weekend with the park rangers and learn skills from Civil War soldier training to outdoor survival. Become an official Junior Ranger! For ages 7-11 years old. Registration begins May 1. Payment is due upon registration. 30. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, July 10, 2021

Junior Ranger Weekend Camp
Saturday, Jul 10, 2021 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Spend a weekend with the park rangers and learn skills from Civil War soldier training to outdoor survival. Become an official Junior Ranger! For ages 7-11 years old. Registration begins May 1. Payment is due upon registration. 30. 912-727-2339.