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Crooked River State Park

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Located on southern tip of Georgia’s Colonial Coast, this park is the perfect spot for enjoying the intracoastal waterway and maritime forest.  Campsites are surrounded by palmettos and Spanish moss-draped oaks, while cottages are set near the tidal river.  A boat ramp is popular with anglers who often take to the water before sunrise.  Just down the road is the ferry to famous Cumberland Island National Seashore known for secluded beaches and wild horses. 
 
The park’s nature trail winds through forest and salt marsh, and hikers may see gopher tortoises, fiddler crabs, herons and other birds.  A nature center features fish, snakes, turtles and other animals native to coastal Georgia. Visitors may venture to the nearby ruins of a tabby mill, built around 1825 and later used as a starch factory during the Civil War.


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GPS Coordinates:
N 30.8422056 | W -81.5524702

Located 7 miles north of St. Marys on Ga. Spur 40 or 8 miles east of I-95 exit 3.

Address
6222 Charlie Smith Sr. Highway
St. Marys, GA 31558
Camden County
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Crooked River State Park
6222 Charlie Smith Sr. Highway
St. Marys, GA 31558 View Details


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Crooked River State Park

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Phone
912-882-5256

Adventure Camp for Kids
Daily until Thursday, Jul 24, 2014 9 AM to 4 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Crooked River State Park
Enjoy three days of outdoor adventure. Kayaking, fishing, hiking, outdoor skills, environmental education and one entire day dedicated to photography. Space is limited, reservations required. Kids age 10-13.  $95 per student $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Roving Ranger
Friday, Jul 25, 2014 3 PM to 4 PM
Presenter/Location: Crooked River State Park
A park ranger will be roving through the campground to answer questions and share some information about the park. $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Kayak Our A-Maze-ing Marshes
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 9 AM to 12 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Crooked River State Park
Join us for this three-hour high tide paddle. Start off with a maze of marsh grass then open into scenic views. Look for wildlife and enjoy the unique and fun perspective of kayaking coastal waters. Limited space, reservations required.  $25-$35 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Wildlife of Our World
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 1 PM to 2 PM
Presenter/Location: Crooked River State Park
Meet and greet the animals who make South Georgia their home. Learn about some of their habits and behaviors to better understand why they are important to our world. Please pay at park office.  $1.00 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Sensory Awareness Night Hike
Saturday, Jul 26, 2014 8 PM to 9 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Crooked River State Park
Attend this evening hike to learn more about your 5 senses. Please pay at the Park Office.  $1 per person $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Junior Ranger Camp - Ages 11-12
Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 until Thursday, Jul 31, 2014 8 AM to 12 PM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaPresenter/Location: Crooked River State Park
Children will participate in activities that focus on the outdoors and work toward earning a Junior Ranger badge. Activities include outdoor skills, trail walks, birding, and more. Space is limited and registration is required.  $40.00 per student $5 parking. 912-882-5256.
Koastal Georgia Kayak Family Kamp
Friday, Aug 1, 2014 11:30 AM to 9:30 PM
Saturday, Aug 2, 2014 8 AM to 9:30 PM
Sunday, Aug 3, 2014 6 AM to 8:30 PM
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Presenter/Location: Crooked River State Park
Participants will have the opportunity to kayak at several location including some fresh and salt water adventures. Even if you have a small family (you and a spouse) enjoy the fun filled weekend with interpretation and opportunities to experience the coat of Georgia...  $649.00 per adult $549.00 per child (12 and under) 912-882-5256.
Contacts
Emily Hewitt

Joe Bradford
912-882-5256  Park Manager, Crooked River State Park

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