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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.

$5 parking. Annual passes available.

Park Hours:

7 a.m.–10 p.m.

Office Hours:

8 a.m.–8 p.m.

Accommodations & Facilities:

• 588 Acres
• 3 Camper Cabins ($135)
• 87 Campsites ($26–$45)
• 3 Pioneer Campgrounds ($40; groups of 10+ only)
• 5 Picnic Shelters ($35)
Group Shelter (seats 150, $150–$300)
• Interpretive Center
wireless connection Available in the park office

Things To Do & See:

First Time Camper Program
Host a 5K Race
• Hiking — 6 miles of trails
• Birding — Colonial Coast Birding Trail
• Bicycle and Street Strider Rental
• Ranger Programs
• 3 Playgrounds
• Volleyball
Birthday Parties
Weddings — park approval required

Nearby Attractions:

Fort McAllister State Park
Fort Morris State Historic Site
Golden Isles of Georgia
• Historic Savannah, Georgia
Richmond Hill, Georgia
• UGA Aquarium
• Tybee Island Beaches
Wormsloe State Historic Site

Recreation in nearby Florida State Parks:
Amelia Island State Park
Anastasia State Park
Big Talbot Island State Park
Little Talbot Island Island State Park
Fort Clinch State Park

Historic Forts in nearby Florida State Parks:
Castillo De San Marcos National Monument
Fort Matanzas National Monument
Fort Mose Historic State Park
Yellow Bluff Fort Historic State Park

Skidaway Island State Park Business Plan

First Time Camper Program

Saltwater Paddling Trail

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Junior Ranger Camp for 6-11 Year-Olds
Daily until Friday, Jul 29, 2016 9 AM to 5 AM
Join park staff for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. During the week your child will work to earn a Junior Ranger patch. Registration is limited, call early to sign up.  $125. 912-598-2300.
Lost Prevention Hike
Saturday & Sunday 10 AM - 5 PM from Jun 25, 2016 until Jun 26, 2016 
Saturday June 25: 10AM Morning Bird Watch: Learn the basics about local bird varieties. 1PM Island History: Learn the history, formation and inhabitants of the Georgia barrier islands. 4PM Lost Prevention and Preparedness: A park naturalist will talk about how to prevent getting lost. Sunday June 26: 2PM Reptile Dinner Show. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Tidal Creeks and Bird Basics
Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016 10 AM to 3 PM
10 AM Morning Bird Watch: Learn the basics about local bird varieties. 2 PM Life in the Tidal Creeks: Our tidal creeks are teaming with life. Come learn about the vast array of life that occupies our marshes. From fiddler crabs and periwinkle snails to bottle nose dolphins and even sharks our tidal creeks. $5 parking. 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 Causeway
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.

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

Skidaway Island State Park

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