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Stephen C. Foster State Park

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Address: Route 1, Fargo, GA 31631
Phone Number: 912 637 5274
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Just do it ! You will love it

That ole Swanee River ! Wow what an experience. Three days canoeing with crocs ! Sort of scary yet kind of fun. Very beautiful !

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

That ole Swanee River ! Wow what an experience. Three days canoeing with crocs ! Sort of scary yet kind of fun. Very beautiful !

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Moultrie, Georgia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The boat tour was very low key. Guide shared interesting information about the area. Mostly we just toured quietly and enjoyed the beauty and peacefulness.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Our group of 8 enjoyed the guided tour of the Okefenokee Swamp in March 2015. We had been on the water in canoes the day prior and it had been overcast so the alligators were not visible. On this pontoon boat tour, it was sunny and the gators were out in full force. It was as remarkable adventure and I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I can not stress this enough: the swamp is GORGEOUS! The park rangers are very knowedgable about the park, and provided a great experience on the guided boat tour. The park's many trails are well-maintained and give a great view of the wildlife and foliage of the swamp.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Travel to this park for a staff development weekend with my school district. It's a wonderfully peace and beautiful place. The boat tours were informative and entertaining. The flora and fauna was like no other place I've ever visited. We stayed at cottages which were very clean and comfortable. Loved the cypress tress and water lillies. An awesome experiencee that... More 

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Oakwood, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

The staff was friendly and helpful. We took the boat tour and our guide asked us before we started what our special interest was birds, gators, etc. We said everything so whenever we came across anything of interest he shared his knowledge. The swamp was beautiful; water lilies were in bloom and both gators and birds were plentiful. We took... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My family and I love the Georgia State Park system but this place has a special spot in my heart for me. Nowhere else have I found a place were the wildlife will simply walk up to within ten feet of you so you can look at them. I have read some of the other reviews on this place and... More 

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boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Seeing the Okefenokee Swamp from the Stephen Foster park was one of the highlights of our trip to Georgia. April was the perfect time to visit - baby alligators and very few bugs. You can easily rent canoes or kayaks to paddle through the swamp. The cabins are big, clean and well equipped, a fantastic bargain after a couple of... More 

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Brunswick, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This past weekend my husband and I had the privilege of camping at Stephen C. Foster State Park. We both agree that our experience at this park was amazing. Saturday morning we went on a boat trip to Billy’s Island where our guide, Michael Ellis, gave a fascinating tour and explained the history of the island and its inhabitants. Saturday... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Eco Lodge n Fargo. It's about 17-18 miles outside of the park. Great lodge and very cozy! And make for a nice drive into the park. We enjoyed grilling at the park, went on a guided boat tour, and bought some souvenirs at the gift shop. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about... More 

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Additional Information about Stephen C. Foster State Park

Address: Route 1, Fargo, GA 31631
Phone Number: 912 637 5274
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Fargo
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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