Take Flight Events

Skidaway Island State Park


Friday, February 10, 2023

Wonderful Wetlands
Friday, Feb 10, 2023 2 PM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Join a ranger on a 2-mile hike through the marsh along the Sandpiper and Avian Loop trails to discover how wetlands play a role in protecting our environment. Meet at the trailhead for the Sandpiper Trail. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, February 11, 2023

Archery
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Learn the basics of archery and test your skills on our archery range. This program will cover basic safety and technique. Equipment will be provided. Participants must be at least 10 years old. Please call the Visitor Center to sign up. Please arrive 10 minutes ahead to allow time to stop at the Visitor Center first. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Archery
Saturday, Feb 11, 2023 3 PM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Learn the basics of archery and test your skills on our archery range. This program will cover basic safety and technique. Equipment will be provided. Participants must be at least 10 years old. Please call the Visitor Center to sign up. Please arrive 10 minutes ahead to allow time to stop at the Visitor Center first. $10 plus $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Box Turtles
Thursday, Feb 23, 2023 2 PM to 2:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Come meet some of our cutest residents, the box turtles, and learn about their habits and amazing characteristics. Meet in the Interpretive Center. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Friday, February 24, 2023

Geocaching Hike
Friday, Feb 24, 2023 2 PM to 4 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Geocaching enthusiasts are invited to join our guided 3-mile hike running from the Big Ferry Trail to the Connector Trail, Avian Loop, and Sandpiper Trail to find geocaches hidden in the park. Participants can bring small items to trade with. Meet at the Big Ferry Trail. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, February 25, 2023

Birding Hike
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 9 AM to 11:30 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Come see all the various bird species that inhabit the island alongside a ranger on a 2-mile hike on the Sandpiper and Avian Loops. Guests are encouraged to bring their own binoculars, but they are not necessary for a good birding trip! Meet at the Sandpiper trailhead. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Meet the Reptiles
Saturday, Feb 25, 2023 2:30 PM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
We have many reptiles living here in the park with us as our educational ambassadors. This is your chance to meet them all, hear their stories, and learn about the vital roles they play in their native ecosystems. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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Sunday, April 2, 2023

Spring Festival
Sunday, Apr 2, 2023 11 AM to 3 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Welcome spring in Savannah at Skidaway Island State Park. We are bringing back our Annual Spring Festival. Shop local vendors and food trucks while enjoying spring weather and the park’s beautiful scenery. Bring along your friends, families, and pups, too. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Monday, June 5, 2023

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 5, 2023 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. During the week children will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. Please call the Visitors Center to sign up. Space is limited. $300. 912-598-2300.

Monday, June 26, 2023

Junior Ranger Camp
Monday, Jun 26, 2023 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Children from 6 to 12 are invited to join park rangers for a fun week of hikes, crafts, games, and more focused on the natural and cultural heritage of Georgia. During the week children will complete activities to earn a Junior Ranger badge. Please call the Visitors Center to sign up. Space is limited. $300. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, September 9, 2023

Girl Scouts Go Hiking
Saturday, Sep 9, 2023 10 AM to 11 AM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Get your hiking gear and head out on a 1-mile hike with a ranger. We will talk about hiking tips and ways to enjoy nature while protecting it. Meet at the Sandpiper Trail. Please call the Visitor Center to sign up. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day: Campfire Basics
Saturday, Sep 9, 2023 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
On Girl Scouts Love State Parks Day, all Girl Scouts are invited to come learn basic campfire skills and safety practices. We will learn how to start and build a fire and then toast marshmallows. Please call the Visitor Center to sign up. Meet at the amphitheater. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, September 23, 2023

Your State Parks Day: Big Ferry Trail Clean-up
Saturday, Sep 23, 2023 9 AM to 12 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
On Your State Parks Day, we invite everyone who appreciates state parks to come lend a hand and help us keep our park clean and beautiful. We will be picking up litter and debris on the 3-mile Big Ferry Trail. All participants will receive free admission to the park for the day. Meet at the Big Ferry Trail. 912-598-2300.

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Earth-Conscious Expo
Saturday, Oct 21, 2023 1 PM to 5 PM
Skidaway Island State Park - Savannah, GA
Life would be impossible without the planet we live on. Join us for a day focused on ways we can protect our environment, whether it be as individuals or groups working together. We will have tables set up by organizations dedicated to environmental protection and vendors offering eco-conscious products. $5 parking. 912-598-2300.
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