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Fort McAllister State Park

3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4862
+1 912-727-2339
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A local treasure

I live near the park and always take visitors there. The restored remains of the old eartben fort... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrsPincheon
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Richmond Hill, Georgia
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Worth a visit

Came down to Richmond Hill for the weekend. Fort Mcallister was on our to do list. If you go bring... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
James M
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east ridge, United States
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Home of the best preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy, this coastal park offers a museum containing Civil War artifacts as well as camping and picnicking facilities.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4862
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I live near the park and always take visitors there. The restored remains of the old eartben fort are really cool (to quote a grandchild). The museum is interesting and extremely well done. The scenery can't be beat for a short walk or a picnic...More

Thank MrsPincheon
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Came down to Richmond Hill for the weekend. Fort Mcallister was on our to do list. If you go bring plenty on insect repellent as gnats and mosquitos are bad. 3 parts of the walking tour of the fort was closed off due to storm...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We dropped by on our way through the area and enjoyed it. Different kind of "fort" as its all underground. Bunker style fort with all the important parts buried. Interesting self guided tour. Worth the stop.

Thank busterthebronco
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

not real impressed. The fact that I paid 30 plus a night to camp then wanted charge extra for the little museum in shop at entrance to park and wanted to charge extra to go to reenactment. So we went else where and then was...More

Thank jr88dale
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

100 bucks to camp 3 days and to visit the fort is extra 10 bucks. Had a reenactment this weekend. That was an extra 10 bucks per person. Parking lot was empty so don't think anyone showed up. When we tried to return to our...More

1  Thank Steve L
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The movie is very informative, the restored earth mounds are very interesting and the museum is full of information I have never camped at the camp ground but have spent many days in the park with the kids having picnics, playing on the playground and...More

Thank Lesia H
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Great time using the Pioneer camp sites. We had a large group from church and had an amazing time. Quiet hours were observed so rest was had by all as well. Activities were fun too.

Thank Rob S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We visited and enjoyed this little known Confederate - a different kind of fort. earthworks fortification. bombardment by the Federals worked very hard to overtake this piece of ground, including assaults by ironclad Montauk. An inside museum and outdoor self guided trail were very well...More

Thank kafiagirl
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Unfriendly staff, ugly campground and extremely worried that the campers might "sneak" into the fort and museum without paying. In the 5 minutes I was in the office checking in he reminded me three times that "even the campers have to pay to see the...More

Thank RoadWriters
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Reservations are not site specific so get there early to pick your spot. All sites are pull thru loops parallel to the road and although they are plenty long, our 38' fifth wheel couldn't maneuver around some trees. The 30 amp was solid. The campground...More

Thank LightGwen
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LindaAK2011
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Response from Jody M | Reviewed this property |
As long as you are not in am or pm school zone or rush hour traffic, it will take about 45 minutes. During rush hour, add up to 30 minutes. Well worth the drive!!
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Becky D
31 July 2015|
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Without adult, 18 yrs
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24 March 2015|
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Obviously you are a person with no class, education, or manners. Why we don't practice culling the population of people like you is quite frankly, beyond my comprehension. This site is an opinion site on places people travel... More
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