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Fort McAllister State Park, Richmond Hill

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Fort McAllister Historic Park is a 1725acre Georgia state park located near Keller and Richmond Hill in south Bryan County, Georgia and on the south bank of the Ogeechee River (some parts of the park border the Atlantic Ocean). The park is home to Fort McAllister, the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. Though the earthworks were attacked unsuccessfully seven times by Union soldiers, it did not fall until it was taken by General Sherman in 1864 during his infamous March to the Sea. The park, located on the coast, is nestled among giant live oaks and a large salt marsh. In addition, the park contains a museum specializing in Civil War artifacts. The fort was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.Facilities65 tent/trailer/RV sites7 cottages3 picnic sheltersPioneer campingHiking trail - 4.3 miles of trails - One is 3.1 miles long and the other 1.2 miles longBoat rampsPlayground
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  • Thus is a very quiet, secluded campground on the shore of a large salt marsh. There is a boat launch and large picnic area. There are some "cottages" that are very large. We were camping in the campgr...  more »
  • Great park for a family camping vacation. Relaxing by the campfire and fishing at the pier...beautiful views over the marsh... great camping experience for the family.  more »
  • I have been to this park several times and each time is a wonderful visit. I love the museum's interpretive displays and the video on the history of the fort. The fort itself is impressive and you can...  more »
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  • If you like getting hands on with history this is the place for you.