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Skidaway Island State Park

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Address: 52 Diamond Causeway, Savannah, GA 31411
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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Beautiful Campground

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Chaffin P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 5 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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Thank Jjmom85
Alma, Arkansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Thank richdeblove
Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank L R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I took and trip to Skidaway States Park. We were looking good for a nice trail to hike. We found several. They were very nice and kept up. Seen plenty crabs, white tail deer, birds and other wildlife in their own natural habitat. Worth a visit for only a 5$ parking fee!

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Thank Lee G
Savannah, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Park rangers are very pleasant and knowledgeable. There are nice playgrounds and shady hiking trails that are not too strenuous with informative placards about the history. Always, always bring bug spray. Small gift shop and visitor center has interesting exhibits. Campers seemed to be having a really good time.

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Thank Karen E
Woodford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went in the early afternoon. Spoke to customer services in the park office, very helpful in there. First of all we hired bikes and did the three mile trail. All through the park. Then we bought back the bikes and went for the trail on foot. Really enjoyed all of it. Beautiful sunny day. There are restrooms and you... More 

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