Fort McAllister State Park


Monday, May 27, 2019

Archaeology: Dig through History
Monday, May 27, 2019 11 AM to 12 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. Keep what you find! $5 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Edible Plant Hike
Monday, May 27, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a beautiful and scenic hike with our park Naturalist and learn helpful tricks to identifying edible wild plants in Georgia. We'll be searching for local plants that have edible and medicinal properties, some used for tea, seasonings, and identifying some that are toxic. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a 6-foot leash. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

Magnolia Trail - National Trails Day Hike
Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
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, 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.

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Indigo Shibori Dyeing
Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 2 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Indigo crops accounted for 1/3 of the low country exports prior to the invention of synthetic dyes. Come learn about the history of natural indigo dye and try a few basic Japanese binding techniques known as shibori. We will be dyeing cloth napkins, guests can also bring small specialty items, such as scarves, t-shirts, must be 100% cotton. $5 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Yamaha Rightwaters Coastal Georgia Cleanup on World Oceans Day
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
In cooperation with the Ogeechee River Keepers we will host a location for the Yamaha Rightwaters Coastal Georgia Cleanup initiative. All cleanup supplies will be provided. All ages and abilities welcome. OFFICIAL EVENT VOLUNTEER T-SHIRTS PROVIDED WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Accessible Junior Ranger Road Trip 
Wilderness Survival - Get Outdoors Day
Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 10 AM to 11 AM
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. Learn about basic shelter building as well as visit the survival experience area in the park. You will Learn from our resident survivalist who brings knowledge and experience from hiking on the Appalachian Trail. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Monday, June 10, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp #1
Monday, Jun 10, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our first week of camp will begin June 10th -14th, 2019, and is for Junior Rangers ages 6-9. Junior Rangers will discover more about Georgia's great history, march through the woods and marshes, learn about the environment, archery, and become stewards of Georgia's natural and environmental wonders! $100. 912-727-2339.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, June 14, 2019

Father's Day Weekend Camp-Out and Campfire
Friday, Jun 14, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Here's a big "thank you" for all the hard work you do as a father. Fathers who bring out their children for tent camping the 14th - 16th, will get a 25% discount on camping fees. Includes a campfire Friday night at 8:00 pm at the campground assembly shelter. The perfect time to bring the kids camping for some quality time with Dad. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

Night Time Fort Excursion
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 8:30 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 and plantation house, as we recount history and tell stories of Georgia's last battle of the civil war. $9. 912-727-2339.
Ogeechee Monsters
Saturday, Jun 22, 2019 to Sunday, Jun 23, 2019 10 PM to 2 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Here is your chance to catch some of the Monsters of the Ogeechee. Spend the evening with the Rangers as we catch the best and biggest the river has to offer. Our expert will show you the tricks of the trade as we pull in Sturgeon, Stingray and Shark to name a few. Space is extremely limited Call the park office to make your reservation today. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, Jul 6, 2019 10 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 old-timey games. Fresh watermelon will be available too! You can even join in a Civil War-era baseball game! 912-727-2339.
Accessible 

Monday, July 15, 2019

Junior Ranger Camp #2
Monday, Jul 15, 2019 9 AM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Our second week of Junior Ranger Camp is July 15th-19th, and 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, archery, and become stewards of Georgia's natural and environmental wonders! $100. 912-727-2339.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, July 19, 2019

Ogeechee Monsters
Friday, Jul 19, 2019 to Saturday, Jul 20, 2019 10 PM to 2 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Here is your chance to catch some of the Monsters of the Ogeechee. Spend the evening with the Rangers as we catch the best and biggest the river has to offer. Our expert will show you the tricks of the trade as we pull in Sturgeon, Stingray and Shark to name a few. Space is extremely limited Call the park office to make your reservation today. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Labor Day Celebration
Monday, Sep 2, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a break today! Come out to Fort McAllister for a relaxing and entertaining day for the whole family. Civil war Soldiers will be firing rifles and cannons throughout the day, Regular fort admission applies. $9. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Full Moon Paddle
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for a peaceful, ranger-led paddle on Redbird Creek under the full moon. This program is offered to all adults who can swim. Reservations required. $30 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 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 12, 2019

Candle Lantern Tour
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019 7 PM to 10 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 after being treated to an exclusive night-time firing of our cannon! 912-727-2339.
Parks After Dark 

Friday, November 8, 2019

Civil War Experience
Friday, Nov 8, 2019 5 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Are you ready for a three day event, where you will experience the real life of a soldier at Fort McAllister. Have you ever wondered what it was like to wear the clothes and do the drills? Find out as you feel the intensity of a rigorous daily training schedule. Then when it is all over, we will end the experience with a bang. $300 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, December 14, 2019

155th Annual Winter Muster
Saturday, Dec 14, 2019 10 AM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This annual tactical demonstration commemorates the siege of the fort, the last battle of General Sherman’s March to the Sea. Cannon and musket firings, skirmishes, and drills will take place throughout the day. Visitors should arrive no later than 4 pm to view the Final Assault at 5 pm. NOTE: TICKET SALES WILL END AT 4:30 PM. $9. 912-727-2339.