Savannah, Georgia

Skidaway Island State Park

Savannah, Georgia



Savannah, Georgia
Phone: (912) 598-2300

Sites: 90
Recent Rate: $42 1/2016

Latitude: 31.9492445799642
Longitude: -81.0529392957687

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $1.50 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 1.50
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi ?
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • ATT, Verizon, Sprint Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers ATT,Verizon,Sprint
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals yes
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre yes
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River yes
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

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202 Reviews

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teepee51

Review Count: 96
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: January, 2016 - $42.00
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Extremely nice State Park. Huge full hookup 50 amp pull thru and back in gravel sites. All are level and have fire rings and nice tables. And a state park with Cable! Large trees prevent satellite. Interpretive Center and many trails for exploring. Convenient to Savannah (about 15 minutes to downtown). Cell service good for hotspot. Will stay here again. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

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Greywolf

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $34.00
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There is also a one time $5 parking fee. Paved roads with mostly dirt or gravel pads; with raised concrete pads for picnic tables. Very shady with mostly hardwoods means no satellite reception; however, area #1 has very basic cable, whose analog choices are the same as you can get in digital OTR. The sites are mainly pull through and quite a number with 50 amp. There is also 20 or so premium sites with gravel and are hug and the park is certainly big rig compatible while still offering nice tent only sites. It is not close to the Atlantic ocean. The staff was friendly and helpful. Verizon service was 3 to 4 bars. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

They make many activities for n nature lovers, a few nice trails, and a interpretive center. The Savannah Trolley makes stops there Fridays and Saturday mornings. Touring Savannah is a plus as is visiting the other historical parks in the area. Three Island about 15 miles away.

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Cousin Eddy

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: December, 2015 - $45.00
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Although a little pricey for a state park, it continues to be outstanding. Sites are large, and "full hookup" site have sewer and cable. Trails are beautiful, as is the entire park. We stay here every year visiting family for the holidays and will be back...highly recommended. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

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cruizered

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2015 - $42.00
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This is an attractive park with beautiful trees and marshes. The staff is excellent, professional, informed, polite. The park is very well maintained.

There are several small trails and boardwalks. Some of the trails are quite wet and even under water when the tides are relatively high. There are bike trails too but the park is small and it doesn't take long to ride them.

We enjoyed the interpretive center and the presentation on venomous snakes of Georgia.

The sites were level but some did not drain well. Our site was huge and many are quite large.

The sites are all under trees and we had a 5 foot limb fall on our roof one night which broke a light fixture inside by knocking it loose from the ceiling. It fell in a very fortunate way otherwise we would certainly have had more damage.

The parks is isolated and quite.

The park is surrounded by gated communities so you can not walk or ride a bike outside the park other than to the upscale sterile shopping center at the entrance or go to the oceanography center. This was pretty disappointing to us given how small the park is.

I rated our site satisfactory because it had a wet area right where you would want to put your awning out and because we were damaged by a falling tree limb.

The ranger station where you check in has wifi but it is marginal to non existent data bandwidth.

I would rate this big rig friendly.

We will probably not return to this park but did enjoy our stay. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Visit the interpretive center and attend the venomous snake presentation or any other presentation scheduled.

Visit the Oceanography Institute.

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Creativepart

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $32.00
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Really a beautiful State Park in a beautiful city. We enjoyed almost everything here except the sub-par bathhouses.

They were clean, but run down and for some reason had no concrete walkways to the bathroom. You had to walk 20' through dirt/mud to get from the road to the door.

Very shady sites. Many of them huge. We had a large pull-thru with full-hookups. Which is unusual for a State Park.

The grounds of the park are lovely and the people were helpful and friendly.

It's sort of big-rig friendly with some very large sites. But it is tight with many large pine trees. And, somewhat dark because of the trees as well. Forget using your satellite here.

Now, if they'd only improve their bathhouses it would be a "9" rated State Park. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Savannah is a very lovely city to visit and walk around. Dozens of neighborhood "squares" in the historic district and a delightful place to aimlessly wonder around.

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rockhill

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: October, 2015 - $36.00
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Wonderful state park. Everyone I interacted with was very helpful and courteous. Yes the rest rooms are older but clean. Take older and clean over new and dirty. Cable worked well as did Verizon cell/data service. Will definitely return if in this area. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Historic sites everywhere in area.

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dbcordello

Review Count: 107
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $34.00
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Price was for a 50 amp site without sewer. This park was a great surprise! The sites are huge and located under big oak trees. We were given the choice of picking out our site, something we like to do. We were only here for one night, so appreciated the long pull-through site. We will definitely be back for a longer stay. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

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Retired Firefighter

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $45.00
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One of the few state parks we have stayed in that has some full-hookup (includes sewer). Close to Savannah. Very close to two groceries and fuel. Staff at office/store very receptive and helpful. This was our second visit and will not be the last. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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JeffKruzic

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $39.00
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Skidaway campground is my best camping experience ever! Yes, it was July, too hot and quite buggy, BUT the large sites, the tree cover, the walking trails, the helpful staff, and the fact that you're in Savannah (great town to visit) make this the IT park for me.

You have a huge Publix grocery store 2 minutes away, a pharmacy, gas, and shopping in the same "The Village" complex.

Need something at Skidaway, just ask the staff, and they'll steer you in the right direction.

Should also mention the good road system. Getting around is easy on the island and the mainland, and LOTS of services within 20 minutes.

Skidaway...very close to perfect!!!! We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Tent Trailer.

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LaMonte

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $39.00
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Stayed here for a total of 6 days. Sites were OK. We had a full hookup site the first 4 days, then moved to water and sewer and cable site for 2 days. Layout was confusing as the way it is setup. Have to come in on the road both ways depending on which site you are on. Bathrooms and showers were older but clean and good enough. Lots of shady areas on most of the sites. Very quiet the whole time. Plenty of room for big rigs, but some trees are close to the road on both sides so have to watch carefully. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The 8th Air Force Museum is a great place to spend some time, have a good lunch at the café on site.

All the restaurants and stores are close by for convenience.

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creeper

Review Count: 63
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $42.00
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This is very expensive for a state park. $39 a night for electric and water only. You can get cable if you're In the right loop. Full hook ups cost even more. Most expensive state park we've every stayed in, by a big margin. Plus you have to pay a $5 parking fee for 1 car. Other then that it's a nice park, very shady and buggy. Roads can be a bit tight but very manageable. Staff is awesome. If you're here just to visit savannah the their are commercial campground cheaper and closer to downtown savannah. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

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RagTopDay

Review Count: 43
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $32.00
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While looking for reservations on-line for this park, I was baffled because it never asked for the size of my RV. Upon arrival, I realized why--each site is HUGE. A 45' motorhome towing a 25' cargo trailer would have room to spare on virtually any site here. Our site was larger than many of the city lots we saw in historic Savannah. Plus 90% of the sites are pull through with no extra charge! There are many tall trees in the park, and many hiking trails which we did not have time to explore. Our site was level and had 50 amp service, water, and cable TV. There is free Wi-Fi at the Ranger Station, which was a short walk from Loop 1. There were sites with sewer, but none available during our stay. Only real complaint were the ancient bathrooms. The shower heads must be original to the buildings. The baths were clean, just very tired and in need of revamping. The location is convenient to Old Savannah, and an excellent choice for touring the area. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

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Bama Camper

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: April, 2015 - $40.00
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It appears this park is used mainly by folks visiting the area, to use it as a base camp, and not as a camping destination. Most campers are gone during the day and very few cook outside or have campfires at night.

The park is an older park, but has been well maintained. Its layout is spacious and pretty, although some roads are narrow and difficult to maneuver if you meet someone. They are not one-way roads and I think the reason is because some campsites cannot be accessed but from one direction, but others on the same road are accessed from the other direction. Good spacing between most campsites. The bathrooms are old and need updating but are generally clean. Thick tree coverage, so satellite reception is very spotty. Bottom line, if you are visiting attractions in the area, this is a good pick; if you are looking for a camping experience, I recommend any Corp of Engineer's (COE) park in the Southeast. Now that we have seen the park and visited the trails, we probably won't be back unless we want to visit the Savannah area. There are better values in COE parks.

Very good trails and an interesting interpretive center. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Like shellfish? It's worth a trip to Tybee Island (about 30 min away), to go to The Crab Shack just off of Hwy 80 (this is NOT Joes Crab Shack). Interesting place, besides the food being good.

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jnateg

Review Count: 53
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $45.00
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Excellent state park on the edge of Savannah.

There are only 18 full hookups and they are costly. The rest of the sites are water and electric only.

There is no Wi-Fi at the sites but there is a hot spot at the office. Very inconvenient. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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illini777

Review Count: 171
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 19

Date of Stay: March, 2015 - $45.00
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This is a very nice clean and well maintained campground in a heavily wooded area. Check-in was easy with pleasant park employee. Our site was level, long (80') with FH, fire pit and picnic table. Savannah is an easy 15 minute drive. We camped at Skidaway Island State Park in a Motorhome.

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