Fort McAllister State Park


Friday, October 25, 2019

Nighttime Fort Tour
Friday, Oct 25, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 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.

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Cast a Wide Net: Shrimping Class
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Limited space available, please RSVP. Have you ever wanted to learn how to shrimp? We will learn the basics of cast netting from a sand bar on Red Bird Creek, so we have plenty of room to practice. We will shuttle over a short distance by canoe. Must bring own cast net. $4 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
The Haunting of Savage Island
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019 7 PM to 9 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Halloween comes to the campground. We invite our campground guests to decorate their campsite and wear costumes. The Rangers will drive through the campground and judge the campsites for creativity. We will also have costume contest. Then gather for a bonfire and ghost stories. Campers are welcome to trick or teat around the campground. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Bees and Butterflies Hike
Sunday, Oct 27, 2019 1 PM to 2 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for a short hike to discover Georgia's many types of bees and butterflies. Maybe we will see some of the more elusive species such as the Question Mark, or Monarch butterfly. Learn what you can do to protect these species and others whose populations are in serious decline. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, November 1, 2019

McAllister's Guide to the Galaxy
Friday, Nov 1, 2019 7 PM to 8 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Enjoy a fun evening of looking through our high-power telescope. This program is great for all ages. Learn about what is in the sky in an enjoyable and easy to understand environment. Pre-registration is required. Make a reservation by calling the park office. $4 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Saturday, November 2, 2019

Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Nov 2, 2019 1 PM to 4 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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Sunday, November 3, 2019

Bees and Butterflies Hike
Sunday, Nov 3, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for a short hike to discover Georgia's many types of bees and butterflies. Maybe we will see some of the more elusive species such as the Question Mark, or Monarch butterfly. Learn what you can do to protect these species and others whose populations are in serious decline. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Beginner Archery
Friday, Nov 8, 2019 4 PM to 5 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. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, November 9, 2019

Geo- Camping Basics
Saturday, Nov 9, 2019 10 AM to 1 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
The Georgia Geo-campers will be set up in the fort and teaching workshops on Geo-cashing 101, Hammock Camping, and Dutch Oven Cooking. Fort Admission Required. 912-727-2339.
Accessible Junior Ranger Road Trip 

Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday at the Forge
Friday, Nov 15, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visit our blacksmith's shop to learn about their tools and techniques. Our Park Rangers will be demonstrating how iron is heated and formed. We will also demonstrate how musket balls were cast. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.
Nighttime Fort Tour
Friday, Nov 15, 2019 7:30 PM to 8:30 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.

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Archaeology: Dig through History
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 12 PM to 2 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.
Soldier Saturday
Saturday, Nov 16, 2019 1 PM to 4 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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Friday, November 22, 2019

Advanced Archery
Friday, Nov 22, 2019 4 PM to 5 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
This Course will make use of 3D targets at varied range. To Participate in this course attendance at a previous Fort McAllister Intermediate Archery course is required. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Intermediate Archery
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 3 AM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
All participants for intermediate archery must have taken beginners archery to participate. In this class you will be honing your accuracy at greater distances than our beginners course. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.
Beginner Archery
Saturday, Nov 23, 2019 1 PM to 2 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. $15 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Sunday, November 24, 2019

Bees and Butterflies Hike
Sunday, Nov 24, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Join us for a short hike to discover Georgia's many types of bees and butterflies. Maybe we will see some of the more elusive species such as the Question Mark, or Monarch butterfly. Learn what you can do to protect these species and others whose populations are in serious decline. $2 plus $5 parking. 912-727-2339.

Friday, November 29, 2019

Friday at the Forge
Friday, Nov 29, 2019 3 PM to 4 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Visit our blacksmith's shop to learn about their tools and techniques. Our Park Rangers will be demonstrating how iron is heated and formed. We will also demonstrate how musket balls were cast. This program is included with fort admission. 912-727-2339.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Archery Tournament
Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 2 PM to 3 PM
Fort McAllister State Park - Richmond Hill, GA
Fall is here, that means its time for the fall tournament. Test your skills with a bow and win awesome prizes. Prior intermediate archery session is recommended. Pre-registration is required by calling the park office before Friday the 29th. $20 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.

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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