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Skidaway Island State Park

Closed Now: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open today: 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Great walking trails along the water

Visited the hiking trails here along with my spouse and our golden retriever. Great trail network... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
kersh13
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Beaufort, South Carolina
Excelant Camping with electric!

Stayed here for a week to attend a family wedding in Savannah. It has been great, large sites... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Charlie M
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Spicewood, Texas
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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...more
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52 Diamond Cswy, Savannah, GA 31411-1102
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

Visited the hiking trails here along with my spouse and our golden retriever. Great trail network with some scenic views of the water and oyster shell rings dating back hundreds of years. Trails are well-marked and maintained.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kersh13
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Stayed here for a week to attend a family wedding in Savannah. It has been great, large sites, quiet and shaded. The only draw back is it is faitly expensive for a state park but they do offer senior discounts.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Charlie M
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Beautiful park, we went on a kayaking trip from here and it was refreshing to get out of the city proper on such a hot day. And we saw dolphins in the river!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jaime L
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We would have liked to explore more of the trails in this park but the Big Ferry trail was very nice and just long enough for a leisurely afternoon hike. Lots of shade and breezes to ward off the heat.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David J
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We stayed here for 4 nights while on vacation in Savannah. The park is impecable. Clean, large sites. Almost all are pull thru sites. The hiking was wonderful. We had more fun in the park than we did in Savannah.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Natalie L
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Quiet, secluded feeling location, but not too far from all the tourist sites you'd want to visit. Close enough to Savannah and Tybee Island. Easy to find campground and spacious campsites. Could use a little more signage at each loop entrance.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Donald E
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Really flat walk on mostly all natural trail. Key highlights are old deciduous trees with tall full canopy, views of marshland, and waterways. Wildlife was thousands of mud crabs, some egrets, blue claw crabs in shallows, once saw a great heron. Overall, a nice 3.5...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ray S
Reviewed September 15, 2018

We came across this park while on vacation and decided to ride bikes on the trails. The park and restrooms are very clean and the campsite areas are really quiet. One hour bike rentals for two and park admission was around $15 with military discount....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CltGirl129
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We're full time travelers with a 43' coach. We like to visit areas of interest and stay nearby, so Skidaway looked suitable for doing that for Savannah. The sites are large once you get to them through the narrow roads. Rustic with lots of trees...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ronald M
Reviewed August 18, 2018

The hurricanes really tore up this place, but so what? It's a wonderful walk and wild. I wish more emphasis was placed on the Civil War bits that are there. It feels hallowed when you stop and think of the history here. Super nice to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Sandy G
January 10, 2019|
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Response from Marie S | Reviewed this property |
Absolutely. We walk our dog, on leash there often! I don't know if the leash is a requirement. There are always kitties at the campgrounds. Savannah is pet friendly as a rule in any case.
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Carl B
November 16, 2018|
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We rented a car for three days from Enterprise. They come over to the camp ground and pick you up, take you over to the office and fill out the paper work and you are good to go. Think it was like 32 dollars a day.
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LynneSalzer
November 3, 2018|
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Response from Marie S | Reviewed this property |
I'd call the park office. I've never camped there, but it seems to be a very popular campground. You should have no problem.
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