Crooked River State Park, St. Marys

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Crooked River State Park is a 500-acre (2.0 km2) Georgia state park located near St. Mary's on the south bank of the Crooked River, providing an excellent coastal setting. The park is dedicated to the preservation of its natural resources and public education. The park is near the ruins of the McIntosh Sugarworks, built around 1825 and used as a starch factory during the American Civil War. It is the closest state park to Cumberland Island National Seashore and it is adjacent to the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay.
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  • I love nature, and this is a great park. There are cabins, RV sites, and primitive camping. There is a nice boat ramp with a bait shop on site for you to access the Crooked River. I spent 2 hours.....  more
    I love nature, and this is a great park. There are cabins, RV sites, and primitive camping. There is a nice boat ramp with a bait shop on site for you to access the Crooked River. I spent 2 hours.....  more »
  • Visited for a couple of hours. My husband fished along the river on the trail near the cabins and I rode my bike and then sat overlooking the water. It seemed like a nice, quiet park at least in... 
    Visited for a couple of hours. My husband fished along the river on the trail near the cabins and I rode my bike and then sat overlooking the water. It seemed like a nice, quiet park at least in...  more »
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  • Wow! What a place! Stayed in a "cottage", but it is really a nicely appointed house. Staff is very friendly. Park is very well maintained. But the NATURE CENTER!!!! Small but really nice exhibits, some hands-on. Excellent info provided by the interpretive manager, William Park. Will be back for nature programs throughout the year!
  • We are staying in the campground site #58. Sites on this loop are nice, have some privacy and are all full hook-up. Bathrooms are all unisex, single toilet, sink, shower combo. My husband reports the shower heads and water temperature are mediocre. There are a lot of hiking & biking trails, a nature center and a small store. Volunteers are friendly, campground is quiet. What prevents this park from being a 5 star is the biting insects. No matter how much deep woods off I apply, I get bitten. I was at urgent care this AM for some relief (counted 28 welts on upper right arm from shoulder to elbow. Other arm & legs are similarly affected).

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