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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 new 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.
 
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Photo Contest
Daily until Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 5 PM
Presenter/Location: Skidaway Island State Park
Share your digital photography from Skidaway Island State Park and try to win some great prizes! The submitted photo has to be taken at Skidaway Island State Park. One entry per person with three different category choices. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Plant Sketching
Saturday, Jan 31, 2015 11 AM
Get Outdoors GeorgiaTons of FunPresenter/Location: Skidaway Island State Park
Meet and greet other park visitors as you gather observations and make sketches of the plants - both large and small - around the interpretive center. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Camper Chili Cookoff
Saturday, Feb 21, 2015 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Presenter/Location: Skidaway Island State Park
Do you think your chili is great? The best? Prove it with our first Chili Cookoff for registered campers. For non-entrants there is no fee to come and taste the chili. Please register at skidawayphoto@yahoo.com.  Contest Entry Fee $10 $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

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


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Skidaway Island State Park

Skidaway Island State Park
52 Diamond Cswy
Savannah, GA 31411
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Address
52 Diamond Cswy
Savannah, GA 31411
Chatham County  (MapQuest)
Directions

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


Phone
(912) 598-2300

Contacts


Holly Holdsworth
912-598-2300  Park Manager, Skidaway Island State Park
Sarah Mock
912-598-2300  Park Naturalist

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  • Walking Trail

Posted 7/30/1998 12:00 AM
Updated   1/13/2015



 
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