10 Perfect Spots to Take a Photo in Liberty County
They say that a picture is worth a thousand words, so choosing the perfect location for the best photo plays a very important part! Liberty County has so many spots full of natural beauty that would make a gorgeous picture, so we made this list of 10 of the best places to take a photo in Liberty County! Next time you’re searching for the perfect photo backdrop, you’ll know exactly where to find it! Keep reading to find out more about each one.
1) Old Sunbury, Cay Creek or Barrington Ferry Road
Dirt roads are the perfect way to capture the true essence of Liberty County in a photo. The way the sun shines through the tree canopies is gorgeous on its own, and the Spanish moss hanging from the trees makes the best backdrop! We don’t have an exact location on these roads, so you’ll start driving and stop when you find your favorite stop. Choose one dirt road or visit all three! You won’t be disappointed.
2) Cay Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center
The boardwalk at Cay Creek Wetlands Interpretive Center is a perfect location to snap a picture or two, especially with each of the different landscapes you will see from beginning to end. The various ecosystems provide all sorts of greenery. Our favorite part is the creek at the end of the boardwalk! Luckily, it opens into a dock wide enough to fit your whole family.
3) The Historic Baptismal Trail
Whenever you arrive at the Historic Baptismal Trail, you might be wondering where the backdrop is. Start walking until you stumble upon the tree lined path! Once you get to the end, you’ll find a boardwalk that leads to the former baptismal site of the First African Baptist Church. The water that was once used as the baptismal pool is great for capturing a reflection! Snap some beautiful pictures, and make sure you don’t miss the opportunity to learn about the history of the site when you visit.
4) The Dock at the Sunbury Crab Company
Looking for a dock on the coast? The Sunbury Crab Company is perfect for you. Make your way down for an on the water look! Finish off the photo session with a cold drink, a delicious meal and an even better view from the deck while you eat. Be sure to try the blue crabs, they’re a Liberty County staple!
5) Sunbury Public Boat Ramp
The Sunbury Boat Ramp will give your photos a coastal flair. The smell of the saltwater in the air makes being here that much better! Visit early in the morning or in the evening to see some breathtaking sunrises and sunsets! They would make the perfect picture.
6) A Sandbar
What says coastal vibes more than being out on a sandbar?! It’s one of the best places to relax and enjoy a nice day by the water. The opportunity for pictures is just an added bonus! You’ll have to have a boat or a kayak to get to one, so make sure you plan ahead of time.
7) Mural in Downtown Hinesville
This is Liberty County’s only mural, and it is conveniently located on the side of the Hinesville Area Arts Council Gallery! The beautiful piece of art is made up of a multitude of colors and resembles an oak tree on the coast. The mural has an artsy and eclectic look to it, so it makes for a unique photo!
8) Fort Morris Historic Site
Visit Georgia’s only Revolutionary fort with original earth works! Fort Morris State Historic Site allows you to kill two birds with one stone, because it has views of the coast and nature. The walking trail provides the greenery of nature and a clear view of St. Catherines Sound gives that coastal feel. While you’re there, pop in to their museum and learn about what the fort was used for back in the day!
9) Jones Creek Park
Located on the Jerico River in Midway, you’ll find Jones Creek Park! It is one of our personal favorite spots and one of Liberty County’s true hidden gems! This is another great place to watch the sun rise or set. If you decide to stop by for a visit, keep your eye out for dolphins! How awesome would that photo be?!
10) Eve Park at Halfmoon Marina
Head over to Colonels Island with your camera in tow to visit Eve Park at Halfmoon Marina! Nestled in the perfect quiet location, it’s a great place to get a wide view of our intracoastal waterways. There is even a park for the kids to play while you snap photos. If y’all are lucky, you may even see a boat coming in or out of the marina!
Snapping photos is the perfect opportunity to see the beauty of Liberty County and create memories that will last forever. Don’t forget to use our hashtag, #ExploreLiberty when posting the photos you take on social media for the opportunity to be featured!