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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, GA

Fish and Wildlife Service

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Okefenokee NWR, located about 11 miles southwest of Folkston, was established in 1937 to preserve the 438,000 acre Okefenokee Swamp. The refuge encompasses approximately...[more]

Address

Route 2, Box 3330
Folkston, GA 31537
Phone:912-496-3331
Email:okefenokee@fws.gov

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Directions

Okefenokee NWR has 3 primary and 2 secondary entrances. The main entrance is located 11 miles southwest of Folkston, GA off Highway 121/23, 912-496-7836. The west entrance is located 17 miles east of Fargo, GA off Highway Spur 177, 912-637-5274. The north entrance is located 8 miles south of Waycross, Ga off Highway 1, 912-283-0583. Secondary entrances are located at Kingfisher Landing, off Highway 1 north of Folkston, and the Suwannee River Sill, accessed from Highway Spur 177 east of Fargo.

Activities
  • AUTO TOURING AUTO TOURING
  • BOATING BOATING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • VISITOR CENTER VISITOR CENTER
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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