By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Shorter visiting hours starting Nov. 1 at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Placeholder Image

The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge will have shorter winter visiting hours from Nov. 1 through Feb. 28.
The east entrance gate, 11 miles southwest of Folkston, Ga., off Highway 121/23, will open a half hour before sunrise and close at 5:30 p.m.
Visitors must enter Swamp Island Drive before 4 p.m. and exit no later than 5 p.m. All day-use boats must be off the water by
4 p.m.
The refuge concession, Okefenokee Adventures, opens a half hour before sunrise and closes at 5:30 p.m.
The Refuge Visitor Center remains open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. year-round.
For more information, call the visitor center at 912-496-7836.

Sign up for our e-newsletters