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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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Very small but historic site on the river where one of the civil war iron clads sank. Gave me a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
al c
via mobile
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I live right up the street from Fort Mc Allister. I didn't realize this would be in my backyard... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Karen T
Richmond Hill, Georgia
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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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4862
+1 912-727-2339
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small but historic site on the river where one of the civil war iron clads sank. Gave me a new appreciation for just how difficult retrieving a sunken ship might be in a murky river.

Thank al c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live right up the street from Fort Mc Allister. I didn't realize this would be in my backyard when we first decided to move to Georgia. When my husband lost his job in Florida, he decided to come to Georgia to investigate the job...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to camp .....clean but dated comfort stations....super nice campground great for biking 🚴 and walking 🚶 fishing 🎣 kayaking and canoeing 🛶! We will visit again!

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Are you still live nearby this pork and fish off the pier there regularly. I've visited after hurricane Matthew in the park was a disaster. I came back this year in the park remains a disaster. When are these folks going to get to work...More

Thank SAS110
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This site is in the river and marsh and had the biting sand gnats unfortunately. Wear insect repellent if you have it. They sell it in the gift shop if not. The bug annoyance is the only negative of the experience though. This is a...More

Thank Vagabond2be
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were touring Davenport House in Savannah and the ladies at the gift shop recommended Ft. McAllister and said there was none other like it! We had to go! It is an earthworks fort and simply awesome. We found the site fascinating while learning so...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Historic fort is well maintained. Self guided tour takes couple of hours. Museum is interesting with short film and gift shop. Staff is knowledgeable and friendly and events are planned on a regular basis.

Thank Gramie
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We had a large pull through site with easy walking distance to the clean bathrooms. Each day we went bike riding and also used the free Wi-Fi at the Ranger station where you check in. It's possible to rent canoes at the park and there...More

1  Thank Nanette132
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My boyfriend and I were planning a camping trip to Georgia on the motorcycle from Tampa, Florida. After dong much research on GA state parks and seeing which ones allowed tent sites, I came across this place. Never have I been to such a beautiful,...More

1  Thank candiceshaw92
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Self guided tour of the reconstructed fort. The museum includes a lot of historical information. Plan on 1-2 hours to thoroughly see everything.

Thank GoingFarFarAway
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30 March 2017|
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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!!
31 July 2015|
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Response from Jason B | Reviewed this property |
Without adult, 18 yrs
24 March 2015|
Response from Geof L | Reviewed this property |
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