Forsyth Park

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Forsyth Park showing a park as well as a small group of people

With peaceful walking paths, sporting areas and grassy lawns, this large city park in downtown Savannah is perfect for a day outside.

Play tennis, basketball and many other sports at Forsyth Park. Relax by a historic fountain laid out in the mid-19th century. Located within walking distance from many of Savanna’s public squares and buildings of architectural significance, the park is a great destination for a lunchtime picnic or an afternoon in the sun.

Forsyth Park is located in the historic district of Savannah, close to St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church, Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum and the Historic Savannah Theatre, among other major local attractions. The park hosts events year-round, including farmers’ markets and outdoor music concerts.

Look for the Forsyth Park Fountain, a historic monument at the north end of the park. The exquisite fountain was built in the mid-19th century. Visit the park on St. Patrick’s Day to join hundreds of Savannah locals in dying the fountain’s water green.

Enjoy a casual game of soccer or Frisbee on the open lawns. Attend a farmers market and watch performances by local musicians or shop for fresh produce and handicrafts. Markets are usually held on Saturdays throughout the year. After the market, take your produce to a quiet spot in the park to enjoy a picnic with family or friends.

Find the Historic Savannah Theatre a short walk from the center of Forsyth Park. This remarkable theater was built in the early 19th century and stages musicals and local theater performances. Take a short drive to the hauntingly beautiful Bonaventure Cemetery, about 4 miles (6 kilometers) from the park. This historic cemetery is filled with Southern Gothic monuments and the burial sites of many famous Savannah citizens.

Forsyth Park is open daily from sunrise to sunset. It's located in the historic district of Savannah, within walking distance of the Savannah River. The park is also surrounded by many luxurious hotels and less expensive self-catered apartments. Visit the park’s café for coffee and light meals.

Regarded as one of the largest and most attractive public parks in Savannah, Forsyth Park is an excellent place to relax and take in the Georgian summer atmosphere.

Top Hotels Close to Forsyth Park

TRYP by Wyndham Savannah Downtown/Historic District
TRYP by Wyndham Savannah Downtown/Historic District
4 out of 5
320 Montgomery St, Savannah, GA
The price is $110 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 16
Located in Historic Downtown Savannah, this hotel is steps from Savannah History Museum and Savannah Visitor Center. Pulaski Square and Georgia State Railroad ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,846 reviews)
"We had a nice stay"

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

TRYP by Wyndham Savannah Downtown/Historic District
The Desoto Savannah
The Desoto Savannah
4 out of 5
15 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA
The price is $156 per night from Nov 23 to Nov 23
Located in Historic Downtown Savannah, this hotel is steps from Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, Madison Square, and Lafayette Square. Sorrel Weed House and ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (1,380 reviews)
"I liked the parking in the garage ! The workers were really down to earth and polite . The music on the patio was nice . Would have been nice if had breakfast and microwave and or fridge In rooms . We had noisy people in room. Next door sound carried pretty bad . But it was taken care of when complained ..."

Reviewed on Oct 22, 2021

The Desoto Savannah
Hyatt Regency Savannah
Hyatt Regency Savannah
4 out of 5
2 W Bay St, Savannah, GA
The price is $135 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Located in Historic Downtown Savannah, this hotel is steps from Johnson Square and Rousakis Riverfront Plaza. Reynolds Square is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) away.
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,703 reviews)
"Everyone was friendly and helpful. The room was clean and spacious."

Reviewed on Oct 24, 2021

Hyatt Regency Savannah
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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TRYP by Wyndham Savannah Downtown/Historic District
TRYP by Wyndham Savannah Downtown/Historic District
4 out of 5
320 Montgomery St, Savannah, GA
The price is $110 per night from Nov 16 to Nov 16
TRYP by Wyndham Savannah Downtown/Historic District
The Desoto Savannah
The Desoto Savannah
4 out of 5
15 East Liberty Street, Savannah, GA
The price is $156 per night from Nov 23 to Nov 23
The Desoto Savannah
Hyatt Regency Savannah
Hyatt Regency Savannah
4 out of 5
2 W Bay St, Savannah, GA
The price is $135 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Hyatt Regency Savannah
Mansion on Forsyth Park, Kessler Collection
Mansion on Forsyth Park, Kessler Collection
4.5 out of 5
700 Drayton St, Savannah, GA
The price is $213 per night from Nov 22 to Nov 22
Mansion on Forsyth Park, Kessler Collection
Marriott Savannah Riverfront
Marriott Savannah Riverfront
4 out of 5
100 General Mcintosh Blvd, Savannah, GA
The price is $169 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
Marriott Savannah Riverfront
Forsyth Park Inn
Forsyth Park Inn
3.5 out of 5
102 W Hall Street, Savannah, GA
The price is $154 per night from Nov 21 to Nov 21
Forsyth Park Inn
Andaz Savannah - a concept by Hyatt
Andaz Savannah - a concept by Hyatt
4 out of 5
14 Barnard St, Savannah, GA
The price is $161 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 27
Andaz Savannah - a concept by Hyatt
Holiday Inn Express Historic District, an IHG Hotel
Holiday Inn Express Historic District, an IHG Hotel
2.5 out of 5
199 E Bay St, Savannah, GA
The price is $164 per night from Oct 31 to Oct 31
Holiday Inn Express Historic District, an IHG Hotel
Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Downtown/Historic District
Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Downtown/Historic District
2.5 out of 5
135 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Savannah, GA
The price is $116 per night from Nov 1 to Nov 1
Fairfield Inn & Suites Savannah Downtown/Historic District
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.