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Skidaway Island State Park

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Address: 52 Diamond Cswy, Savannah, GA 31411-1102
Phone Number: 912 598 2300
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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Located near historic Savannah, this park borders Skidaway narrows, a part...

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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Stayed for 2 nights

Lovely park, clean and shady. Very hot and humid, but managed to see downtown Savannah. The park was a wonderful place to stay after a full day of sight seeing.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Dorothycornwell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely park, clean and shady. Very hot and humid, but managed to see downtown Savannah. The park was a wonderful place to stay after a full day of sight seeing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent multiple years coming back to ride this trail with 2 young children. The trail is relatively short, but is great fun. There are many roots and a mountain bike is necessary. Reserve about 2 hours to make multiple passes.

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Central Florida, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hiked the Sandpiper Trail and had a picnic at one of the pavilions. Nothing makes this park different or better than others, but it was a nice visit in spite of the July heat.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Friends recommend this park as beautiful, quiet and convenient to Savannah. They were right on all points. We have a large Class A motorhome and needed 50amp service. The website was a bit confusing on availability however a phone call netted me a LIVE PERSON!! Moreover, said person was friendly and able to answer my questions quickly. The full service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We held our reunion at the park for two days. Utilizing the shelter with covered grill area. The area is private and the shelter is large with a full kitchen. The staff are very helpful and available. Lots of parking.

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Thank Verbena R
Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Walk out to the look out tower, they also rent bikes for cheap, and gave a great gift shop. Experience the real low country. Hike the paths, bring your dogs and your buy spray.

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Alma, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We had a great time camping at Skidaway and taking walks through the moss covered trees. The bath house was modern with nice showers. You had to drive a ways to get any food and it would have been nice to been able to get something to grill at office (even hot dogs). It is a little ways out to... More 

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Vienna, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at skidaway island state park. It is an extremely beautiful place, with all the live oak trees and Spanish moss. It is such a quiet relaxing place to get away from everything. I would highly recommend this place to anyone wanting to camp.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

We rented bikes and rode around the trails, and all over the park. It is a smaller state park, but very clean and well kept.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

Great walking paths from 1-3 miles. Lots of shade. Also a nature path is accessible. Scenery is awesome. Picnic shelters available. Admission is $5 for a day.

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