Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites
Skidaway Island State Park
Reservations 800-864-7275
Park 912-598-2300

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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, and some RV sites have sewer hookups. Leashed pets are allowed. 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. For cooling off during summer, Tybee Island's beaches are less than an hour away.

The park’s camper cabins offer screened porches, air conditioning, a bathroom with shower, kitchen, master bedroom and kids’ sleeping loft. Guests bring their own linens, towels, dishes and cooking utensils. Outside, visitors will find a picnic table, grill and fire ring.  Pets are not allowed in camper cabins but are allowed in campsites.
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Park Hours: 7AM-10PM
Office Hours: 8AM-8PM
$5 parking. Annual passes available.
$30 parking for 13-30 passenger vans. Annual passes available.

    • 588 Acres
    • 3 Camper Cabins ($135) -- Sleeps 4-5, linens and dishes not provided
    • 87 Tent, Trailer, RV Campsites ($26-$45) -- 17 are sewer hookups
    • 3 Pioneer Campgrounds ($40, groups of 10+ only)
    5 Picnic Shelters ($35)
    Group Shelter (seats 150, $150 - $300)
    • Interpretive Center
    Available in the park office


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Coffee with a Ranger
Friday, Feb 12, 2016 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Start your morning right. Join one of our friendly Park Rangers for coffee and conversation about the happening at Skidaway Island State Park. Meet at the Park Office. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Campfire Cooking
Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 6 PM to 7:30 PM
Learn to cook some delicious campfire meals to keep your camping cuisine fresh and easy. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Hearts in the Park - Valentines Day Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, Feb 14, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
1pm - Join us as we award the first ever "Heart of the Park" Trophy to the couple that wins our Valentines Day Scavenger Hunt. Do something awesome and affordable as part of your day together. Make sure your cell phone is charged as this is a picture based scavenger hunt.  $12 per couple. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Lost Prevention and Hunting Basics
Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 11 AM to 3 PM
11:00 AM Lost Prevention and Preparedness: A park naturalist will talk about how to prevent getting lost and show you simple items to bring along on a hike that could be a life saver. 2:00 PM Basics of Hunting in Georgia: Come and learn from one of our knowledgeable naturalists how to get started with hunting in Georgia. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Toddlers and Island History
Thursday, Feb 18, 2016 10 AM to 12 PM
10:00 AM Toddler Time: Bring your 2-4 year old to enjoy stories, games and learning designed just for them! Each week there will be a different nature based theme. 11:00 AM Island History: Learn the history, formation and inhabitants of the Georgia barrier islands. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Coffee and S'mores
Friday, Feb 19, 2016 8:30 AM to 7:30 PM
8:30 AM Coffee with a Ranger: Start your morning right! Join one of our friendly Park Rangers for coffee and conversation about the happening at Skidaway Island State Park. Meet at the Park Office. 6:00 PM Campfire and S’mores: Enjoy an evening under the stars and meeting new people around a campfire. S’mores will be provided. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Discover Skidaway's Hidden Gem
Friday, Feb 26, 2016 2 PM
Take a one mile guided hike along the Sandpiper Trail. Along the way, discover the details of our livingshore line project. Learn how projects like this are helping the whole ecosystem of Skidaway Island. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Hidden Gem
Easter Blast
Saturday, Mar 26, 2016 1 PM to 3 PM
Bring the whole family for a day filled with hayrides, games and crafts. Easter egg hunt starts at promptly at 1:00PM.  $3 per child $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Skidaway Narrows Clean Up
Sunday, Apr 24, 2016 9 AM to 12 PM
Help us to clean up the Skidaway Narrows and Butterbean Beach. Bring your own boat, kayak or canoe. Limited number of kayaks and canoes will be provided. Walking clean-up volunteers are also welcome. Please register before April 23rd. 912-598-2300.
Falloween Family Fun Day
Saturday, Oct 22, 2016 1 PM to 4 PM
Celebrate fall with games, crafts and activities all focused on the season and Halloween. Hop on a hayride and tour the park. There will be plenty of activities for everyone to enjoy. Bring a bag to trick-or-treat through the campground. Trick-or-treating will begin at 3pm.  $3 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Handicapped Accessible
Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Cswy
Savannah, GA 31411
Chatham County

GPS Coordinates:
N 31.9493100 | W -81.053710

Located 15 miles southeast of Savannah on Diamond Causeway. Turn left at the first traffic light on Skidaway Island to enter the park. Please note that some GPS devices will miss this important turn.
From North of Savannah via I-95 South
From North of Savannah via US-17 South
From South of Savannah via I-95 North
From West of Savannah via I-16 East

Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Cswy
Savannah, GA 31411 View Details

Skidaway Island State Park

Make reservations using the options above or call 1-800-864-7275 (Monday-Friday, 8AM-8PM; Saturday-Sunday, 9AM-5PM EST).
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