Swamp Information

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Information:

Okefenokee Explorer Newsletter · 2011-2012 Hunt Schedule

ONWR Summer Hours:

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge announces extended summer visiting hours effective March 1, 2012. The following times affect the east entrance only, located twelve miles southwest of Folkston, Georgia, off Hwy. 121/23. The main entrance gate at the East (Folkston) entrance will open one-half hour before sunrise and close at 7:30 p.m. Visitors may enter Swamp Island Drive until 6:00 p.m. and must exit no later than 7:00 p.m. All day-use boats must be off the water by 6:00 p.m. The refuge Visitor Center remains open from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. year-round. For additional information, please contact the refuge Visitor Center at (912) 496-7836.


Links of Interest Regarding the Okefenokee Swamp
DeerThe Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge

2700 Suwannee Canal Road
Folkston, GA 31537
(912) 496-7836


Boat BasinOkefenokee Adventures

4159 Suwannee Canal Road
Folkston, GA 31537
(912) 496-7156, (866)THE SWAMP


AlligatorGeogia Nature-Based Tourism Association

450 Seminole Avene, Suite 3
Atlanta, GA 30307
(404) 230-0707


BoardwalkUS Fish and Wildlife Service Southeast Region

1875 Century Blvd, Room 240
Atlanta, GA 30345
Phone: (404) 679-7128 or 679-7129
Fax: (404) 679-7081

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources


Stephen C. Foster State Park (Near Fargo)


Explore Georgia


US Fish and Wildlife Service National Wetlands Inventory



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