3894 Fort McAllister Rd
We’re going coastal on this three-day, two-night excursion to Ossabaw Island near the mouth of the Ogeechee River. The trip begins Friday morning, Oct. 28, at about 10 a.m. at Fort McAllister State Park as we paddle Redbird Creek and the Ogeechee River with the outgoing tide to Ossabaw Island’s north end. From there we will set up camp and continue exploration of the island. Saturday will be a day of paddling, hiking and touring this famed barrier island. Sunday, after breaking camp, we will follow the incoming tide back to the mainland, arriving with the high tide about 1 p.m.. This trip is a rare chance to experience one of Georgia’s wildest barrier islands and the unique natural and cultural history associated with the island.
This paddle route is in tidally-influenced coastal water along the intercoastal waterway and the Ogeechee River. Participants should have strong open water paddling skills.
Registration fees include campsite/accommodations, guide services, six catered meals, island tours and educational programs, Paddle Georgia swag and decal and river maps.