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Fort McAllister State Park

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3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4862
+1 912-727-2339
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We love it out here

We frequently come out to Ft McAllister to walk the dogs down to the campground and walk around the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
activitygirl32
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georgia
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Trail Closed

So being the honest people that we are. The park was not staffed. Obvious slow time. There was a... read more

Reviewed December 29, 2017
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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
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3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4862
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"ogeechee river"
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"civil war"
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"great place to camp"
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"fish tales"
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"pull thru"
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"self guided tour"
in 12 reviews
"picnic area"
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"boat ramp"
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"re enactments"
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"historic site"
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"sand gnats"
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"gift shop"
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"small museum"
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"short film"
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"bring bug spray"
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"the cottages"
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"well worth the trip"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We frequently come out to Ft McAllister to walk the dogs down to the campground and walk around the trails. We always bring out of town guests out here too. It’s beautiful and peaceful.

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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

So being the honest people that we are. The park was not staffed. Obvious slow time. There was a sign at the entrance that said use envelopes to put cash in for the entrance fee and there was a tag on that envelope that you...More

Thank roadjet728
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Reviewed November 17, 2017 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.

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

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
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Reviewed November 9, 2017 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
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Reviewed November 9, 2017

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
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 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

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

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
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Reviewed October 27, 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.

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Reviewed September 18, 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

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LindaAK2011
March 29, 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!!
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beckyd54
July 30, 2015|
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Without adult, 18 yrs
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March 23, 2015|
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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
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