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    Parks in Savannah, GA

    After enjoying a delicious local lunch or a morning of shopping, check out one of Savannah’s acclaimed parks and trails, where you can soak in the beautiful Southern scenery. Looking for a little more action? Grab tickets for a game and cheer on our Savannah, GA baseball team, the Savannah Bananas!

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    Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens

    The Coastal Georgia Botanical Gardens at the Historic Bamboo Farm is a historic public garden located 15 miles from historic downtown Savannah, Georgia and one of the region’s favorite tourist stops. CGBG is part of the University of Georgia’s College of Agricultural & Environmental... Sciences offers year-round educational classes and workshops for all ages and abilities, special events and opportunities for visitors to connect with nature and be inspired through our beautiful display gardens and collections. The admission fee supports educational and outreach programs and garden maintenance.

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    Skidaway Island State Park

    Located near historic Savannah, this park borders Skidaway narrows, a part of Georgia’s Intracoastal Waterway. Trails wind through maritime forest and past salt marsh, leading to a boardwalk and observation tower. Visitors can watch for deer, fiddler crabs, raccoon, egrets and other... wildlife.

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    Dancing Dogs Yoga

    Dancing Dogs Yoga is a feel good yoga community. The DDY tribe is radically committed to connection, inspiration, and possibility through the practice of Baptiste yoga. We seek to empower people and communities on and off the mat, through practice, personal development and the support of our... local and global yoga community in Atlanta, Savannah and Tybee Island, Georgia.

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    Tom Triplett Community Park

    1.5 jogging/bicycle paved track with fitness course.

    McQueen Island Rails to Trails

    U.S. Highway 80 East, the trail provides 6 miles for hiking and biking between Bull River and Fort Pulaski.

    L. Scott Stell Community Park

    1.0 jogging/bicycle paved track with fitness course.

    Lake Mayer Community Park

    The Lake Mayer Community Park is Savannah’s most versatile park. The park itself has so many different options for sports that it has been used even for small boat races in the past. With anything ranging from street hockey to basketball, this park has everything you may need. As one of... Savannah’s most popular parks, Lake Mayer is a mainstay for many natives who seek recreational activity.

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    Forsyth Park

    This is the southernmost boundary of the historical district. Paved, lighted sidewalks are handicapped accessible and surround Savannah’s most popular walking trail. The distance around the 30-acre park is 1.5 miles. The northern part of the park has 44 trees per acre with the predominant tree... being the Live Oak and the predominant shrub being the azalea.

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    Daffin Park

    A paved sidewalk and a rubberized trail completely outlines the perimeter of Daffin Park and is 1.5 miles around. The rubberized trail, named in honor of Robert Espinoza, is perfect for runners. The concrete sidewalk is eight feet wide and has no incline, which makes it handicapped accessible.... For a shorter walk, try the lighted sidewalk around Daffin Lake – it’s 1/3 mile around.

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    Historic Grayson Stadium

    Grayson Stadium has a long history of baseball being played In Savannah. Legends such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Hank Aaron, Ty Cobb, and Jackie Robinson all played on this field in their early days in the Minor Leagues during exhibitions. Originally built in 1926 and named Municipal Stadium, it... saw major renovations and reconstruction in 1941 following a hurricane that destroyed the stadium. President Franklin D. Roosevelt once spoke at Municipal Stadium in 1933. In 1959, the Yankees and Reds played an exhibition game at Grayson Stadium. Among the Yankees players was future Hall of Famer, Mickey Mantle. The Savannah team was also a Braves affiliate from 1971 to 1983. The current capacity of Grayson Stadium is 4,000 people.

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