Skidaway Island State Park – Savannah, GA


State park outside Savannah on Georgia’s intracoastal waterway with trails, campsites, and picnic areas.

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Is Skidaway Island State Park Dog Friendly?

Yes, Skidaway Island State Park is pet friendly and makes our curated list of the best dog friendly parks in Savannah.

If you’re looking for an outdoor spot to take your dog near Savannah, Skidaway Island State Park is a must-visit. Dogs are absolutely welcome as long as they’re on a leash, so it’s a perfect place to spend the day in the fresh air with your furry friend. The vibe here is super relaxed and welcoming, making it an enjoyable experience for both you and your pup.

The park itself is gorgeous, with tons of trails, campsites, and picnic spots where your dog can tag along. The trails are varied, so you can choose a short walk or a longer hike depending on how adventurous you’re feeling. You’ll love wandering under the massive oak trees draped with Spanish moss – it’s like stepping into a fairy tale.

One of the coolest features of Skidaway Island State Park is the observation tower. It offers stunning views of the marshlands, ponds, and historic sites scattered throughout the park. It’s a great spot to take a break and soak in the scenery while your dog gets a little rest. The visitor center is also worth a stop to learn more about the area and pick up a map.

Located just 20 minutes outside of downtown Savannah, Skidaway Island State Park is a convenient escape from the city. It’s an awesome place to spend the day exploring nature with your dog, whether you’re hiking the trails, enjoying a picnic, or just relaxing under the trees. So pack up your pup and head out for a fun and scenic adventure!

By: Ashley Fike

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