Crooked River State Park RV & Campground Guide

Georgia

Crooked River State Park

near St. Marys, Georgia, is a wonderful place to play on the water. Bring your boat, rent one at the park, or go on a guided kayak tour. You can also rent bikes to explore the beautiful scenery in the park and just beyond its boundaries. The Colonial Coast Birding Trail is a great place to see birds at this park. Crooked River State Park's location makes it a great place to visit when heading to Cumberland Island National Seashore. The park is located 12 miles northeast of Kingsland, 22 miles southeast of Woodbine, and 44 miles south of Brunswick, Georgia. 

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Weather
Spring 58-76 F
Summer 73-88 F
Fall 66-83 F
Winter 45-64 F
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RV Resorts & Campsites in Crooked River State Park

Bring your RV to enjoy all that Crooked River and the surrounding area has to offer. If you do not have one, then you can easily rent one on RVshare.com

A Big Wheel RV Park

Go fishing in the catch-and-release pond and stroll along the nature trail at A Big Wheel RV Park. Rates start at about $45 per night at this campground that has been delighting guests since 2006.

  • Water hookup: Yes
  • Electrical hookup: Yes
  • Sewer hookup: No
  • Wi-Fi: Yes (in office)
  • Pet-friendly: Yes
  • Other amenities: Fishing pond, nature trail

Country Oaks RV Park & Campground

Sit in the rocking chairs on the porch at Country Oaks RV Park & Campground, or head to the fishing pond. The spacious sites at this campground start at about $38 per night.

• Water hookup: Yes

• Electrical hookup: Yes

• Sewer hookup: No

• Wi-Fi: Yes

• Pet-friendly: Yes

• Other amenities: Fishing pond, library

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What to Do at
Crooked River State Park

Inside Crooked River State Park

Bring your favorite fishing equipment when heading to Crooked River State Park so that you can catch sheepshead, redfish, and flounder. Enjoy boating fun by bringing your boat or renting one from this park's tackle store. Explore the river on a guided kayak tour. Watch for birds while strolling along the paths that are surrounded by palmettos and Spanish moss-draped oaks. With the largest one holding 135 people, the two picnic shelters make great places to dine or host a group. 

Outside Crooked River State Park

Crooked Creek State Park is located minutes from the ferry headed to Cumberland Island, where you can play on the national seashore. Elsewhere, you will find other fabulous attractions to visit, and no trip would be complete without some retail therapy. While you can easily prepare your meals over a campfire or in your RV, there are also delicious restaurants to visit. 

Restaurants

St. Marys Seafood & More

St. Marys Seafood & More is a fantastic place to get crabs, shrimp, oysters, and clams, with most seafood entrees coming blackened, fried, baked, or broiled. You can also get great steaks here.

Type: Seafood

Location: 1837 Osborne Rd, St. Marys, GA 31558

Riverside Café & Restaurant

For over 20 years, people have been heading to Riverside Café & Restaurant for Greek-inspired pasta entrees, fresh salads, and outstanding seafood. They also serve fantastic soup and sandwiches.

Type: Greek

Location: 106 W Saint Marys St, St. Marys, GA 31558

Lang's Marina Restaurant

Try their all-you-can-eat seafood entrees in the evening or come to Lang's Marina Restaurant earlier in the day for smaller meals. You can also use their guide service and have them prepare your catch.

Type: Seafood

Location: 307 W Saint Marys St, St. Marys, GA 31558

The Green Room

Find outstanding New York-style pizza, stuffed shells, and panini sandwiches at The Green Room.

Type: Italian

Location: 2400 Saint Marys Rd Ste D, St. Marys, GA 31558

Las Delicias Restaurant

Enjoy the flavors of a Latin meal at Las Delicias Restaurant, where the sweet street corn is hard to beat. They also serve outstanding empanadas, tostones, homemade soups, and stews.

Type: Latin

Location: 143 City Smitty Dr, St. Marys, GA 31558

Shopping

The Patio Store

Select from a wide range of outdoor furniture to enjoy while camping at The Patio Store. You will also want to check out their accessories, such as umbrellas and fire rings.

Location: 1621 Hwy 40 East Suite D, Kingsland, GA 31548

Cottle & Gunn

Learn to repurpose vintage furniture at this store during one of their fun weekend classes. You can also buy other artist’s work and supplies at Cottle & Gunn.

Location: 708 Osborne St. Suite 101, St. Marys, GA 31558

Southern Saint Boutique

Put together the perfect trendy women's outfit by shopping at Southern Saint Boutique. You will find shoes, clothing, and accessories for every size of woman at this store.

Location: 708 Osborne St. Suite 100, St. Marys, GA 31558

Southern Oak Outfitters

Men can find clothes from finer brands at this store. There is no need for women to feel left out when shopping at Southern Oak Outfitters, though, because they can discover boutique-style clothing on the store's shelves. 

Location: 1204 Hospitality Ave Suite K, Kingsland, GA 31548

Camden Bicycle Center

If you dream of a new bike, then talk to the expert sales staff at Camden Bicycle Center. They also repair bikes so that you can enjoy your current one a little bit longer.

Location: 1929 Osborne Rd, St. Marys, GA 31548

Sightseeing

Hofwyl-Broadfield State Historic Site

The land where the Hofwyl-Broadfield State Historic Site is located was once used to grow rice, and then it became one of the best dairy farms in the state for the next 60 years. Tour the historic home furnished with 18th- and 19th-century furnishings and go for a stroll along the nature path.

Location: 5556 U.S. Hwy 17 N, Brunswick, GA 31525

St. Marys Submarine Museum

Operate a two-person World War II-era submarine along the waterfront when you stop at St. Marys Submarine Museum. You can also see many models, artifacts, and other historical data related to submarine operations during the war.

Location: 102 St. Marys St West, St. Marys, GA 31548

Altama Plantation Wildlife Management Area

While you will need to make sure it is the right season, you can hunt deer, turkey, small game, and waterfowl at Altama Plantation Wildlife Management Area.

Location: 6844 GA-99, Brunswick, GA 31525

Paulks Pasture Wildlife Management Area

Go for a horseback ride or go birding at Paulks Pasture Wildlife Management Area. You can also go deer and small game hunting on this land.

Location: Main Rd, Brunswick, GA 31525

Cumberland Island National Seashore

Ride the ferry to Cumberland Island National Seashore, where you can boat, kayak, hike, and bike. It is also a great place to go for a swim and to go beachcombing.

Location: 105 Wheeler St, St. Marys, GA 31558

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How to Get to
Crooked River State Park

If you are on Interstate 95, then take the St. Marys Road exit. Once on St. Marys Road, proceed to the east and go through St. Marys. At the Isles of St. Marys Way, make a U-turn. Turn north on Julia Street and left onto Osborne Road. Turn right onto GA 40 Spur. Continue to follow the signs for GA 40 Spur until you reach Charlie Smith St Hwy. Turn left, and you will be at the park. 

Entering Crooked River State Park

While entry is free, a $5 parking fee is charged at this park, which is open for day-use from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Per vehicle : $0

Be sure to plan a trip to Crooked River State Park very soon in your RV as there is so much to do in the park and the surrounding area. It’s no problem if you don’t have an RV because you can rent one on RVshare.com. Post photos and stories of your adventure to your social media and be sure to tag us! You may also send your photos and stories to [email protected]