Forsyth Park is a large city park that occupies 30 acres in the historic district of Savannah. The park is bordered by Gaston Street on the North, Drayton Street on the East, Park Avenue on the South and Whitaker Street on the West. It contains walking paths, a café, a children’s play area, a Fragrant Garden for the blind, a large fountain, tennis courts, basketball courts, areas for soccer and Frisbee, and home field for Savannah Shamrocks Rugby Club. From time to time, there are concerts held at Forsyth to the benefit of the public. The park was originally created in the 1840s on 10 acres of land donated by William Hodgson.
- City Attraction Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
- Fully Accessible Entry: Yes
- Accessible Restrooms Onsite: Yes
- Restrictive Steps:No: Ramps and Walkways
Jim’s Accessibility Comments:
This beautiful city park is very wheelchair friendly. There is also a cafe (Forsyth Park Cafe) with an accessible restroom. The cafe is located near the Mansion on Forsyth Park at Drayton and E. Hall Streets.