Fort McAllister State Park

3894 Fort McAllister Rd.
Richmond Hill, GA 31324- Map It
Phone: (912) 727-2339

AAA Editor Notes

Fort McAllister State Park is 4.5 mi. s.e. on SR 144, then 4 mi. e. on SR 144 Spur to 3894 Fort McAllister Rd. On a bank of the Great Ogeechee River, the fort is an example of Confederate earthwork fortifications; it withstood bombardments by the Union navy on Mar. 3, 1863. The fort finally fell before Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman's army on Dec. 13, 1864, toward the end of the Civil War. A museum contains exhibits and artifacts. Guided tours are available. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
$9; $8 (ages 62+); $5 (ages 6-17); $2 (ages 2-5).
Hours: Park open daily 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Museum and fort open daily 8-5. Guided tours are sometimes available; phone for schedule. Museum and fort closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.