Skidaway Island State Park

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Skidaway Island State Park is a 588 acre (2.38 km²) Georgia state park located near Savannah. The park is founded on Skidaway Island, a barrier island, and borders Runaway Negro Creek and Skidaway Straights, part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Two nature trails in the park wind through marshes, forests, and sand dunes, allowing visitors to view animals such as deer, raccoons, and fiddler crabs. Additional observation towers give visitors an even greater view of the park's flora and fauna.


  • 87 Tent/Trailer/RV Sites
  • 5 Picnic Shelters
  • Group Shelter
  • 3 Camper Cabins
  • 3 Pioneer Campgrounds
  • Interpretive Center
  • 3 Playgrounds

Things to do and see[edit]

  • Hiking – 1-mile Sandpiper Nature Trail (accessible); 3-mile Big Ferry Trail; 1-mile Avian Loop Trail; and the Connector Trails connects both the Sandpiper and Avian Loop trails to the Big Ferry Trail.
  • Birding – Colonial Coast Birding Trail
  • Bicycle and Street Strider Rental
  • Ranger Programs
  • 3 Playgrounds
  • GeoCaching
  • Weddings (park approval required)

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