102 W Hall St, Savannah, Georgia GA
Distance from hotel: 14.7 mi
Phone: (866) 670-6800
Forsyth Park is also called Savannah's central park. This large city park is popular for stroll, jog among locals. Forsyth Park is also called Savannah's central park. This large city park is popular for stroll, jog among locals. For the tourists, it offers opportunity to capture views that are truly Savannah style and is located within 2.5 miles of the Historic Savannah District.
The 30 acre park has a 1 mile perimeter that is very frequently visited by outdoor enthusiasts. The park is identified by Gaston Street on the north and Park Avenue on the south. The park houses a cast iron fountain that bears resemblance to Grand Fountain in Paris at the Place de La Concordia, a cafe, walking pathways, play area for children, courts for playing tennis, basketball, soccer and rugby. The park also attracts blind people through its Fragrant Garden. The park also serves as an ideal location for concerts that are held regularly.
The center of park is adorned by the Confederate Memorial Statue. The highlight of Savannah has been the Fountain in the Forsyth Park as evident from its popularity among the visitors of Savannah. The park is host to the second largest St. PatrickÕs Day celebration next only to New York. The celebrations attracts about half a million people. Another great attraction for the tourists is the view of huge old live oaks laden with Spanish moss.