Crooked River State Park

Located on southern tip of Georgia’s Colonial Coast, this park is the perfect spot for enjoying the intracoastal waterway and maritime forest. Campsites are surrounded by palmettos and Spanish moss-draped oaks, while cottages are set near the tidal river. A boat ramp is popular with anglers who often take to the water before sunrise. Just down the road is the ferry to famous Cumberland Island National Seashore known for secluded beaches and wild horses. The park’s nature trail winds through forest and salt marsh, and hikers may see gopher tortoises, fiddler crabs, herons and other birds. A nature center features fish, snakes, turtles and other animals native to coastal Georgia. Visitors may venture to the nearby ruins of a tabby mill, built around 1825 and later used as a starch factory during the Civil War.

Special Story - Arts In The Park

Friends of Crooked River will host an Arts in the Park festival on May 2nd from 10 am-4 pm. This inaugural year of the festival celebrates nature with visual art, dance, and music. Come enjoy Plein Air painters, community dancers, local artisans, & music. Bring your chairs and be entertained with performances by local creatives on the lawn throughout the day or stroll down the waterfront and watch the Plein Air painters as they create a one-of-a-kind masterpiece before your eyes. Festival-goers can also attend brief...

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