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Address: 1858 Lock & Dam Road, Augusta, GA
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The lady at the visitors center is awesome! She was friendly and full of information. Don't forget to sign in because that's how they get their funding, its based on the number of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Jackie B
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Frederick, Maryland
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Frederick, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

The lady at the visitors center is awesome! She was friendly and full of information. Don't forget to sign in because that's how they get their funding, its based on the number of visitors.Stop in there with the kiddos if you need a cold drink!

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Augusta, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park is a cool place to visit for a few hours to see the scenery of a swamp. A long wooden bridge/walkway goes over the swamp, putting one right in the middle of the action. Connected to this walkway is a gazebo, giving the chance to sit and chill while admiring the view. Swamp-living birds fly around,... More 

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Aiken, South Carolina
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A very good place to take a leisurely hike with children. Flat terrain, excellent facilities and an overall great nature experience,, no video games or screens here just the great outdoors,,

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

this place is unbelievable! The beauty of nature and the tranquility of this place is fantastic! You can bike through here for hours and still not see it all!

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South Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We have lived in this area all of our lives and decided today to go to the swamp for the first time. It was a lot of fun and great way to walk off all of the Christmas meals we have eaten. The park has a lot of different trails that you can explore. We saw a lot of birds.... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

During the summer this was gorgeous. The staff was friendly in the visitor center, and the trails were well maintained and interesting. We saw a lot of wildlife (alligator, birds, turtles, etc.) Bring bug spray since there is a lot of tall grass.

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Carrollton, Illinois, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Don't expect to go here and see an immense amount of wildlife, but it is absolutely beautiful to take a nature walk on. The views and scenes within the trails are truly breathtaking. Very nice place to soak up some nature and breathe in all that fresh air!

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Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I have been to other swamps and this one is disappointing. Not that much wildlife. Perhaps the time was not right. Parking is rather far from the trails. No maps or signs along the trails and I suggest studying the satellite image and print it for reference if you intend to walk along the extended trails.

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Augusta, Georgia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

imagine a nature show with the highest definition possible and that is a walk in this park. You will see flying, crawling, slithering and swimming creatures of all kinds. Take a walk on the wild side just watch your step....you really don't want to fall into the swamp!

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Aiken, South Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is a beautiful place, free, easy to get to, easy to visit, with a boardwalk/trail that takes you through lovely country with gorgeous green vegetation, and nice restrooms. Best in the spring or fall or even winter, and even lovely in the summer if you avoid the hottest part of the day. And the gate is opened at dawn,... More 

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