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The Coastal Isles and the Okefenokee Sights

Okefenokee Swamp Park

  • 5700 Okefenokee Swamp Park Rd. Map It
  • Waycross
  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Updated 10/13/2014

Fodor's Review

This privately owned and operated park serves as the northern entrance to the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, offering exhibits and orientation programs for the entire family. The park has observation areas, wilderness walkways, an outdoor museum of pioneer life, and boat tours into the swamp that reveal its unique ecology. The 90-foot-tall observation tower is an excellent place to glimpse cruising gators and birds. A 1½-mi train tour (included in the admission

price) passes by a Seminole village and stops at Pioneer Island, a re-created pioneer homestead, for a 15-minute walking tour.

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5700 Okefenokee Swamp Park Rd., Waycross, Georgia, 31503, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $15, $25 with 45-min boat tour
  • Daily 9–5:30

Updated 10/13/2014


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