ICW Free Docks
GUIDE LISTING BY STATUTE MILE AND STATE
575.8 StM to 712 StM
Savannah City Docks, GA – Located 8.6 miles from ICW in the heart of River Street the city offers first come first serve, 300 total feet of modern floating dock. These docks are an excellent access for the popular River Street shops and restaurants. The City of Savannah operates a water ferry system providing free passage across the Savannah River between downtown’s riverwalk and Hutchinson Island, home of the Westin Resort and the Savannah Convention Center.
The official policy is that boats can dock for 3 hours for free. HOWEVER, THE CITY IS OFFERING A SPECIAL PROMOTION IN JULY 2022 OF FREE DOCKING FOR 48 HOURS INCLUDING ELECTRIC AND WATER! This special will probably be discontinued in August, so check ahead to confirm the status. Contact information is listed below.
The recreational dock is first-come, first-served, no reservations accepted. Pleasure boats may dock overnight for a transient fee of $1.50 per foot. Fees are paid at the Parking Services Department located at 100 East Bryan Street. Signage is available at the docks with additional information. See photos linked below for picture of sign.
Plan ahead and add extra fenders as the Savannah River is a busy seaport with large container ship as well as local ferries and riverboat tours. Electric and water are available.
Phone After Hours: 912-651-6477
Coordinates: 32°04'53.1"N 81°05'20.5"W or 32.08141, -81.08903
Link to ICW Free Dock Map: https://www.google.com/maps/d/u/2/edit?mid=1JxZnWlIXs-hEpV86ALsvTWoz_s6E3tYK&ll=32.08305761266426%2C-81.08960806783861&z=17
Link to Google Map: https://goo.gl/maps/UAE7Z7QH6gr
Live Cam: https://camguide.net/usa/georgia/savannah/street/
Darien City Dock Darien, GA – Located 11 miles inland off the ICW are two independently operated docks. Below or east of the bridge is the Darien River Waterfront Park & Docks owned and operated by the McIntosh County Industrial Development Authority (MCIDA). Above or west of The Highway 17 fixed bridge (31' vertical clearance) is the dock is owned by the City of Darien. The City of Darien Dock is a free dock with a 6 hour limit of use. This dock is unattended and does not offer water or electricity. A waterfront park, restaurants, marine hardware store, bank, post office, fuel and convenience store are all located within an easy walk of both docks. A grocery store is located 1.26 miles from the docks. Contact the Deborah at City of Darien for additional information.
Phone Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center: 912-437-6684
Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/QpVLuK4T8JH2
Coordinates: 31°22'04.8"N 81°26'14.4"W or 31.36799, -81.43733
Glynn County Gascoigne Bluff Park, St. Simons Island, GA – Located 1.7 miles off the ICW on the Frederica River and 360’ before reaching the 9’ vertical restricted height Torras Causeway Bridge, the 50’ of floating concrete dock located at Gascoigne Bluff Park will accommodate 1 or 2 boats. The fixed pier is for fishing and the floating dock is for boats. Park rules instruct Anglers to clear their lines and yield to boaters on the floating dock. It is advisable to be courteous and work with fishermen if they are present. Hours of operation are sunrise to sunset with a two hour limit for docking. Overnight docking is not allowed.
Restroom facilities, waterfront picnic pavilion, and grills are available. This large park is an excellent location to walk pets and is located 1 mile from restaurants and a grocery store. Approximately 1,200’ north of the public dock is the St. Simon’s Boating & Fishing Club Marina where fuel is available.
Phone Parks Recreation Division: 912-279-2836
Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/8UwrJX4n5yB2
Coordinates: 31°10'05.0"N 81°24'41.5"W or 31.16805, -81.41153
712.4 StM NEW LISTING AS OF DECEMBER 15, 2020
St. Marys, GA Town Dock - Located 5.25 StM off the ICW, Historic St. Marys offers a modern parallel 48-1/2’ town dock located in Howard Gilman Memorial Waterfront Park adjacent to the public boat ramp with room for 4 to 6 boats. It is suggested that you contact Knuckleheads Kayak Adventures, also located at the town dock, to check for availability. Stays are limited to six hours. St. Marys will start construction of a transient dock in 2021. Information will be updated as available.
Link to: Image of St. Marys Town Dock
Phone Knuckleheads Kayak Adventures: 912-882-3512
Phone Public Works Department: 912-882-4415 Email Public Works Department: email@example.com
Link to Map: https://goo.gl/maps/3ZjBmwnRupfKKBER6
Link to: ICW Free Docks Map
Coordinates: 30°43'10.4"N 81°33'01.9"W or 30.71956, -81.55052