State Park

Skidaway Island State Park is a 588-acre Georgia State Park operated by the Department of Natural Resources. The park borders the Skidaway narrows part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway and attracts 200,000 visitors a year. A scenic campground of 87 campsites and 3 cabins stays busy year round. Five open-air picnic shelters and enclosed group shelter are popular spots for parties, reunions and other celebrations. The park’s interpretive center houses a 20-foot tall Giant Ground Sloth Replica, birding room, reptile room and historical and natural displays about the island. Six miles of trails wind you through maritime forest and on boardwalks over salt marsh. Daily educational programs are offered to the public of all ages from guided hikes to nighttime owl programs.

 

For more information, go to www.gastateparks.org/skidawayisland or call 912-598-2300.

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