okefenokee national wildlife refuge Trails

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Wings Over the Swamp Wildlife Festival: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge :: Folkston, GA

The Okefenokee Swamp has been home to sandhill cranes for thousands of years. This festival celebrates this timeless relationship. If you are looking for a fun-filled day at one of the premiere watchable-wildlife destinations in the Southeast, the Wi

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge :: Fargo, GA

The Okefenokee NWR covers a huge area, but there is road access to only a small portion of it. The Suwanee Canal Recreation Area on the east side offers the best birding, followed by Stephen C. Foster State Park on the west side. A commercial area ca

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Trails :: Folkston, GA

The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge provides a doorway to more than 400,000 acres of one of the oldest and best preserved freshwater wetland areas in the United States. Interpretive displays in the visitor center describe human and natural histor

Okefenokee, Georgia :: Folkston, GA

The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, mostly in Georgia, is the largest national wildlife refuge in the eastern United States. Occupying 396,000 acres, this is one of America’s great unspoiled places. This slow-moving body of water, which comprise

Okefenokee Swamp :: Fargo, GA

The Okefenokee Swamp is 438,000 acres of peat bog in southeast Georgia. The Okefenokee is a unique and well-preserved ecosystem, and fishing is only one of the many rewarding experiences for visitors. Established in 1936, the Okefenokee National Wild

Stephen C. Foster State Park Campground :: Fargo, GA

The Okefenokee Swamp is one of Georgia’s natural jewels. The 400,000-acre Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge encircles this state park.

Chesser Prairie at Okefenokee Swamp :: Folkston, GA

Okefenokee Swamp is a vast wetland in Georgia’s southeastern corner. Nearly 400,000 acres, the refuge offers more than 100 miles of paddling waterways and is a nationally renowned paddling destination. Most of the Okefenokee Swamp is within the c

Osceola National Forest :: Jacksonville, FL

At 194,803 acres, the Osceola is the smallest of Florida’s three national forests. Unlike the Ocala or the Apalachicola, which draw hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions of visitors a year, the Osceola is, on any given day, a quiet place that seems

Okefenokee Swamp Challenge :: Bryceville, FL

The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is one of the most exotic natural settings in the Southeast. A habitat for alligator, black bear, bobcat, the bald eagle, the Florida sandhill crane, numerous other waterfowl, mammals, and reptiles, the Okefeno

Okefenokee Swamp Loop: Waycross, Folkston, Fargo, Homerville :: Folkston, GA

This 150-mile loop drive completely circles the Okefenokee Swamp. An additional 65 miles are added when you drive in and out of the three access roads to the swamp proper. The swamp is almost completely in the 438,000-acre Okefenokee National Wildlif

Sprewell Bluff Wildlife Management Area Trails :: Thomaston, GA

The day-use area of the Sprewell Bluff Wildlife Management Area (WMA) was formerly a state park, but for budgetary reasons it was transferred in 2012 to the Georgia Wildlife Resource Division for management as part of the WMA. Okefenokee Swamp and Na