Crooked River State Park RV & Campground Guide


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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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. 

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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. 

Crooked River State Park Per vehicle : $0.0

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].

Frequently Asked Questions About Crooked River State Park

What is the best time of year to visit Crooked River State Park?

Stop by in the spring or fall when the weather is cooler to have an easier time hiking the trails and enjoying the fishing opportunities. Bug spray is a must no matter when you visit.

What is the climate of Crooked River State Park?

Crooked River State Park experiences long, hot summers and very short, mild winters. There's a moderate amount of annual precipitation. While tornadoes are frequent in Georgia, they're often weak and cause little to no damage.

What kind of wildlife can be found in Crooked River State Park?

Common birds near the shore include wood storks, bald eagles, painted buntings, and ospreys. You may also find fiddler crabs, gopher tortoises, otters, armadillos, white-tailed deer, beavers, and even a variety of bats.

Are there designated RV camping spots in Crooked River State Park?

Crooked River State Park has 63 campsites that can accommodate both tents and motorhomes. These sites come with electrical hookups and are close to picnic shelters, the boat ramp, and the nature center.

Are pets allowed at Crooked River State Park?

Dogs are welcome at Crooked River State Park if they're leashed. Kennels aren't available, and all pets must always be accompanied by their owners. Pets aren’t allowed in state park buildings or near the swimming area.