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Located near historic Savannah, this barrier island has both salt and fresh water due to estuaries and marshes that flow through the area. The park borders Skidaway Narrows, a part of the intracoastal waterway, and provides scenic camping and picnicking areas. Two nature trails wind through marshes, live oaks, cabbage-palmettos and longleaf pines, allowing visitors to watch for deer, raccoon, shore birds and rare migrating birds such as the Painted Bunting. Observation towers provide another chance for visitors to search for wildlife on this beautiful island. A giant ground sloth replica, birding station, nature exhibits and reptile room are featured in the park's nature center.

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  • Luminary Night with Mrs. Claus (Nature and Environment)

    • Sat., Dec. 16, 6 p.m. $2 per child, $5 vehicle pass
  • Toddler Time (Kid's Happenings)

    • Thursdays, 10 a.m. $5 parking
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  • Coffee with a Ranger (Nature and Environment)

    • Fridays, 8:30 a.m.
  • Hiking & Biking at Skidaway Island State Park (Fitness)

    • Ongoing
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