Fort McAllister State Park


Friday, August 23, 2019

The Great Georgia Pollinator Cenus
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
"The Great Georgia Pollinator Census is a historical initiative where Georgians from all over the state will record the numbers and types of pollinators that populate our state during late summer." Please visit www.ggapc.org for more information. Join us here on the park, or collect data from your own neighborhood. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Beginner Archery
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 4 PM to 5:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Learn the basics of shooting a compound bow. We will be shooting at large target blocks on a secure range. This is a great way to get outdoors, learn something new! Good for ages 8 and up (depending on strength level). Reservations are required by calling the park office. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Sunset Bat Hike
Friday, Aug 23, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our rangers for a short 1/2 mile walk along our beautiful marshes and witness nature at its finest! Watch our flying friends take flight over the setting sun and learn about the world of bats. Hundreds of bats leave their houses every evening to hunt for insects. Guests will meet our rangers at the Visitors Center. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Edible Plant Hike
Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 9 AM to 10 AM
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. $3 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
The Great Georgia Pollinator Cenus
Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
"The Great Georgia Pollinator Census is a historical initiative where Georgians from all over the state will record the numbers and types of pollinators that populate our state during late summer." Please visit www.ggapc.org for more information. Join us here on the park, or collect data from your own neighborhood. $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Aug 24, 2019 1 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The fort's plantation house will be open and ready to be explored. An interpretive ranger portraying a Civil War soldier will entertain topics of conversation ranging from fort history to Civil War medicine. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
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Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Sharks Tooth Sandbar Paddle
Wednesday, Aug 28, 2019 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join our rangers on a refreshing paddle and enjoy a morning among the salt marshes. A great time to hunt for shark's teeth! Participants are allowed to bring their own kayaks and canoes, but Park Office must be notified before the event. Registration is REQUIRED. Limited space. Call Park Office for details & registration. Weather dependent. $20 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, August 31, 2019

Labor Day Celebration
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
You deserve a break today! Come out to Fort McAllister for an educational and entertaining day for the whole family. Our Civil War interpreters will be firing cannon and rifles throughout the day. $9. 912-727-2339.
From Rice to Rebellion Fort Tour
Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The story of rice cultivation begins with the founding of the colony of Georgia in 1733, and was the regions largest economic export up until the American Civil War. The strategic placement of Fort McAllister was not only to protect the citizens of Savannah, but also the many rice plantations that lined the Ogeechee River. $9 adult $5 youth. 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 an educational and entertaining day for the whole family. Our Civil War interpreters will be firing cannon and rifles throughout the day. $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 Red Bird Creek under the full moon. Pre-registration through the Park Office is required. This event is for adults 18 and over, that can swim, and that are advanced paddlers. Registration opens August 1st. Weather dependent. $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! Kids 2 & under free $15. 912-727-2339.

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. 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.

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Super Museum Sunday at Fort McAllister
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 12 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Courtesy of the Georgia Historical Society, we are offering free admission. Come for a self-guided tour anytime or take part in our guided tour at 2 p.m. ending with a musket firing. 912-727-2339.
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