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St. Marys Howard Gilman Memorial Waterfront Park

100 W Saint Marys St, St. Marys, GA 31558-4945
+1 912-510-4041
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Cutest little park by the water!

This park is somewhat new to St. Mary's, and the designers made great use of the waterfront area... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jeannine K
such a beautiful park

from the amphitheater, swinging benches, or the docks, you are surrounded by the south when you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michael B
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100 W Saint Marys St, St. Marys, GA 31558-4945
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is somewhat new to St. Mary's, and the designers made great use of the waterfront area. It is really a beautiful spot to walk around. We especially loved the porch swings overlooking the water.

Thank Jeannine K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

from the amphitheater, swinging benches, or the docks, you are surrounded by the south when you step in to this park. plenty to see, a free local library, always some fun activity, or even catch a wedding on your weekend walk this is a special...More

Thank Michael B
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

For years St. Mary's was that last cheap gas stop before entering Florida, more recently it has become a destination for it's peaceful, quiet - low development sea island/small town marina atmosphere. One of the key features is Gilman Park. I particularly have enjoyed sitting...More

Thank qayaq
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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The park and waterfront in St. Mary's is beautiful. We visited on a cool breezy day. If you like estuaries and boats and docks this is your spot. The Cumberland Island ferry leaves from here. They have the ferry visitor center and gift shop and...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

It has L been said before me, but I must say this is one peaceful place. Warm little and peaceful town. You should take a few minutes and visit!

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

More coastal communities should visit this park and provide similar facilities. Fernandina Beach should do this. A nice bandshell for performances; two person swings along the river; a nice dock; restrooms; and, nice landscaping.

Thank GRGADA
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

We had our dog with us when we visited St. Mary's and this park was a nice place to walk with her and relax. It's just across the street from some good restaurants too.

Thank TravelAndTrips
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

What a well maintained and clean quaint area! St. Mary's is such a small laidback town. You feel like you are away from the hustle bustle and can take a deep breath and relax. Very nice!

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

Saturday evening-had a band in the park by the waterfront and we had an amazing time on the swings. Great friendly atmosphere and cool breeze!

Thank mcindy3105
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Right at the end of the road is the waterfront park. We were there when a lot of school kids were on a trip so the park was very active. I can picture it on a normal day when you couls stroll through the park...More

Thank Bob S
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Samwrm
14 June 2017|
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Response from Gail G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a pretty nice playground, good food and small shops.
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Sassafras478
13 April 2017|
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Response from higginsfred | Reviewed this property |
There is no beach here. There also is no beach at Crooked River State Park as another answer suggested. There are beaches at Cumberland Island accessible by ferry or at Jekyll Island and St Simons Island accessible by car.
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Kowalla
11 December 2016|
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Response from Pollyanna26 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Dogs need to be leashed, and there are containers with plastic bags and receptacles to deposit your pets waste.
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