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Skidaway Island State Park

52 Diamond Causeway, Savannah, GA 31411
912 598 2300
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Ranked #13 of 99 Attractions in Savannah
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Swimming, Camping
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Located near historic Savannah, this park borders Skidaway narrows, a part of Georgia’s intracoastal waterway. Trails wind through maritime forest and past salt marsh, leading to a boardwalk and observation tower. Visitors can watch for deer, fiddler crabs, raccoon, egrets and other wildlife. Inside the park’s interpretive center, birders will find binoculars, reference books and a window where they can look for migrating species such as Painted Buntings. Children will especially enjoy seeing the towering, 20-foot Giant Ground Sloth replica and reptile room. A scenic campground is nestled under live oaks and Spanish moss, while groups can enjoy privacy in their own pioneer campgrounds. Open-air picnic shelters and an enclosed group shelter are popular spots for parties, reunions and other celebrations.
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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I recently visited Skidaway Island State Park for a wedding reception, and I camped there many years ago. This park is located on a marsh between the island and the mainland. There is a scenic overlook of the marsh, but you can't really see it from the campsites. The campsites do have a couple of shower houses in close proximity... More

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Savannah, Georgia
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32 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Nice and relaxing. Quiet trail that was a great for a 5K or just to go run with a friend. A little out of the way which can be nice if you want quiet but not if you are in a hurry and want a quick stop

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Trussville, Alabama
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18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We camped for 8 nights at Skidaway Island State Park and never ran out of something different to do! The campsites are some of the largest ones we've seen at any state park we've camped in. Almost every site is pull-through which makes it very easy to set up your travel trailer or RV. The entire park is filled with... More

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atlanta
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The state park looks beautiful. The entrance looks like the cover of a magazine with the moss hanging down. The RV sites are full hookups with sewer and it's located on the quiet side of Savannah.

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Lexington, SC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We camped here in our pop up camper. The spaces are almost all pull through, very spacious, and clean. The bath houses were the cleanest I've ever seen in a state park. Nice walking trails with neat things to see along the way. 15 minutes to downtown Savannah. The only thing that would make it better is if there were... More

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Savannah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Went walking in the state park, its a beautiful place to walk. Quite and peaceful, paths are well marked. Great to look over the marsh. Was a great place to walk dogs..

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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51 reviews 51 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Other than the Wormsloe Plantation Oak Trees, which is worth the visit for the photo, there isn't much to see on the island. But if you need to kill an afternoon driving around certainly worth driving too - just don't expect to plan the day.

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Eastham, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We spent 6 nights there, and loved every minute of it! A very quiet park, even though it was over a holiday weekend. They have lots for families to do and many walking trails. We camped there in a 35 ft 5th wheel, and had no problems getting in and out. Whoever laid out the campground, did a great job!... More

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LaGrange, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It is a nice place to walk, I wouldn't call a hiking trail because it is flat. The trails are nice and wide for the most part. I do recommend closed toe shoes because there is a variety of ground coverings from heavy rooted areas to sand obviously. The observation tower is nice and you can see boats passing by... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I lived in savannah for years,do not any more.i always return here when I visit.its great trails to walk your dogs,which I have had many on these trails.on leash.peacefull,beautiful live oaks on water front trails by still loop.great photo op area.always quiet and safe.rangers here are nice.pay a little to get in and park.Mabe 5 dollar.great view of the low... More

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