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Fort McAllister State Park

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We camped three nights at the state park. It was clean, quiet, and in a beautiful setting. We... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Monticello, Georgia
Great weather even in January

I really enjoyed staying about a week in this Park. There is a Civil War exhibit which is well... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
Quebec City, Canada
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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.
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3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill, GA 31324-4862
+1 912-727-2339
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We camped three nights at the state park. It was clean, quiet, and in a beautiful setting. We rode bicycles the most. Toured the fort and if was amazing!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank georgiapamtourist
Reviewed January 7, 2019

I really enjoyed staying about a week in this Park. There is a Civil War exhibit which is well documented. The Park itself was quiet, well maintained (thnks Bonnie and Dean), had a nice forest, was 50% off in January, had great camping spots, and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

Earthen fort, interesting part of our history. Enjoyed walking amoung the mounds, felt like u were back in time!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Claudettetravels
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Tent Camping: The tent campers have their own loop away from RV campers. You don't pick a spot at time of registration, rather you check in upon arrival, receive your maps, etc. and select from any available spot on the tent loop (you can drive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PeneJo
Reviewed October 31, 2018

We have camped here twice and visited the Fort several times. The camp ground is great. The bathrooms are cleaned. There is a washer and dryer for you to do your laundry if you are staying for a long time. The campsites are nice and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rsbansley
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Stunning view....well laid out...good display of earthen fort...great value for money...friendly staff...really good gift shop...plenty of parking.A must see for civil war fans.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maureenT
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We stopped here on our way north for a couple of days In October 2018. We were in a 37-foot motorhome with a tow. They have an interesting way of assigning sites. We used the Recreation site and the booking was easy enough. They have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

I am not a real history nut but there is so much Civil War history in the area, one must take the time to experience this storied area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ralph K
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Outstanding for a quick visit with a historic twist. Well maintained and absolutely worth the time for history buffs or those looking for something to do in Richmond Hill.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Benjamin N
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Cool little museum with great artifacts. The grounds n cannon firing positions are in such a place you could see the British sailing up the river. Nice place cool pinic area n clean facilities.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Stanley K
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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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Without adult, 18 yrs
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Response from GE0FL | 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