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Arabia Mountain Nature Preserve
'Peidmont Azalea'
© Christopher May 2012

Franklin D Roosevelt State Park
'overlook'
© Christopher May 2012

scenic overlook on Pine Mountain Traail, near Visitors Center

Cumberland Island National Seashore
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Franklin D Roosevelt State Park
'Tortise'
© Christopher May 2012

On Pine Mountain trail

Jekyll Island State Park Authority
'Gathering Storm at Sunset'
© All Photos Copyright 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 2008 Joseph W Cwik

Shot from the beach facing West in evening, 2004

Cumberland Island National Seashore
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Crooked River State Park
'View through twisted branches by St. Marys photogr'
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A view from Sempervirens trail at Crooked River State Park is framed by natures artistically twisted branches

High Falls State Park
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Indian Springs State Park
'Water Flow'
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Stone Mountain State Memorial Park
'Skyride'
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Riding the Skyride

Georgia's Coast Region Parks


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Parks in this region are near these Georgia Cities (click city name to see parks within 25 miles)
SAVANNAH
HINESVILLE
BRUNSWICK
POOLER
WAYCROSS
RICHMOND HILL
SAINT MARYS
KINGSLAND
RINCON
GUYTON

Blackbeard Island National Wildlife Refuge
Blackbeard Island was acquired by the Navy Department at public auction in 1800 as a source of live oak timber for ship building. In 1924 the island was placed under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Biological Survey to be maintained as a preserve and breeding ground for native wildlife and migratory ........more >
Crooked River State Park
Located on Georgias Colonial Coast, this park offers cozy facilities in a beautiful setting. Campsites are surrounded by Spanish moss-draped oaks, while cottages are set near the river. A nature trail winds through maritime forest and salt marsh, and hikers may see gopher tortoises, fiddler crabs, herons ........more >
Cumberland Island National Seashore
Cumberland Island is 17.5 miles long and totals 36,415 acres of which 16,850 are marsh, mud flats, and tidal creeks. It is well known for its sea turtles, abundant shore birds, dune fields, maritime forest, salt marshes, and historic structures. ........more >
Dixon Memorial State Forest
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Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge
Harris Neck NWR was established in 1962 by transfer of federal lands formerly managed by the Federal Aviation Administration as a WWII Army airfield. Located in McIntosh County, Georgia, the refuge serves as an important link in the chain of refuges along the Atlantic seaboard, and is the inland base ........more >
Jekyll Island State Park Authority
In 1950, the Jekyll Island-State Park Authority was established by the State of Georgia to govern and manage the island. The Jekyll Island Authority serves as steward of the island, overseeing all natural areas and commercial operations of the island. Jekyll Island is a barrier island off the southeastern ........more >
Laura S Walker State Park
Located near the northern edge of the mysterious Okefenokee Swamp, this park is home to many fascinating creatures and plants. Walking along the lake shore and nature trail, visitors may see alligators, carnivorous pitcher plants, the shy gopher tortoise, numerous oak varieties, saw palmettos, yellow ........more >
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Okefenokee NWR, located about 11 miles southwest of Folkston, was established in 1937 to preserve the 438,000 acre Okefenokee Swamp. The refuge encompasses approximately 396,000 acres with 353,000 acres designated as a National Wilderness Area. Swamp habitats ........more >
Richard J Reynolds State Wildlife Refuge
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Richmond Hill State Park
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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge
Savannah NWR, which lies on both the South Carolina and Georgia sides of the Savannah River just upriver from the city of Savannah, Georgia, was established April 6, 1927. The refuge 28,168 acres include bottomland hardwoods and tidal freshwater marsh. A 3,000 acre fringe area of upland hardwoods exists ........more >
Skidaway Island State Park
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, ........more >
Stephen Foster State Park
Named after songwriter Stephen Foster, this remote park is a primary entrance to the famed Okefenokee Swamp and is one of the most intriguing areas in Georgia. Moss-laced cypress trees reflect off the black swamp waters, providing breathtaking scenery. Visitors can look for alligators, turtles, raccoon, ........more >
Tybee National Wildlife Refuge
Tybee NWR was established on May 9, 1938 as a breeding area for migratory birds and other wildlife. The majority of the 100-acre refuge is covered with sand deposits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' dredging activities in the Savannah River. The more stable portions of the island are densely covered ........more >
Wassaw National Wildlife Refuge
Wassaw Island, one of Georgia's coastal barrier islands, was designated a National Wildlife Refuge on October 20, 1969. Unlike many of Georgia's Golden Isles, little development and few management practices have modified Wassaw's primitive character. The 10,053-acre refuge includes beaches with rolling ........more >
Waycross State Forest
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Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge
Wolf Island NWR, located approximately 12 miles off the coast of Darien, Georgia in McIntosh County, was established on April 3, 1930 to provide protection and habitat for migratory birds. The barrier island refuge consists of Wolf Island and two smaller islands, Egg and Little Egg. Over 75 of the refuge's ........more >
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