Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

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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Get Outdoors Georgia Creepy Crooked River
Friday, Oct 24, 2014 7:30 PM - 10 PM
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 5 PM - 10 PM

Boat Cruise on Crooked River
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Roving Ranger
Friday, Oct 31, 2014 2 PM - 3 PM

Craft Time
Friday, Oct 31, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Homeschool Wednesdays
Wednesday, Nov 5, 2014 9 AM - 11 AM
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Herp, Herp, Hurray Nature Camp
Monday, Nov 10, 2014 - Tuesday, Nov 11, 2014 9 AM - 4 PM

Simple Gardening Techniques
Friday, Nov 14, 2014 7 PM - 8 PM

Christmas at the Nature Center
Saturday, Dec 13, 2014 3 PM - 6 PM

Koastal Georgia Kayak Family Kamp
Friday, Jan 2, 2015 - Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 11:30 AM - 5 PM
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Frozen Nature Camp
Monday, Jan 5, 2015 - Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 9 AM - 4 PM
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Animal Tracks Nature Camp
Monday, Jan 19, 2015 8 AM - 12 PM
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Forest Fantasy Nature Camp
Monday, Feb 16, 2015 8 AM - 12 PM
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Insects & Invertebrates Nature Camp
Friday, Mar 6, 2015 8 AM - 12 PM




Address
6222 Charlie Smith Sr. Highway
St. Marys, GA 31558


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.

Phone
(912) 882-5256

 
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