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Stephen C. Foster State Park

Route 1, Box 131, Fargo, GA 31631
Stephen C. Foster State Park
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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280 reviews 280 reviews
26 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rented two cabins for family and friends - all guys, 3 generations; ages from 3 to 68. Cabins not fancy at all but not bad for a state park. Reasonably clean enough for guys fishing trip. Also rented two boats for day. Staff was helpful in making reservations and offering advice for first timers. Enjoyed boating in swamp and beauty.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for two nights on our way back home from Disney, looking for a base to explore the swamp and some quiet after the Orlando crowds. The cabins are basic but clean & updated. Recommend renting a boat at the marina and getting our to explore - lots of wildlife (dozens of alligators) and friendly park staff to... More 

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Valdosta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had a great time kayaking over the weekend! Highly recommend, lots of wildlife and gorgeous views. The rest area about 3.5 miles in was much welcomed too! There is a bathroom and picnic bench out there on the dock as well. Be sure to bring snacks!

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I had a terrific time exploring this swamp in late 2011. I loved seeing all the wildlife and I was particularly charmed by the otters. The alligators did not creep me out until they disappeared beneath the murky waters and only one of us knew where the other was. I found the staff friendly and and the canoes and kayaks... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

Okefenokee stretches into Stephen Foster GA State Park. You could spend a day or a week and never see everything. Boat trip a must either by tour or kayak or canoe. wonderful old trees. Many birds. Of course Alligators. Walking trails. Great places for picnic. Picture taking. Very helpful staff &volunteers

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atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We were in our RV and had a great time. The place is in a very remote area about 1 hour from I75. I enjoyed every minute of the 2 day stop over while on vacation. Bring your food and supplies with you due to it being 17 miles to the very small town. The guided tour is great with... More 

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St Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Me and the wife stayed in a cabin for one night. The cabin was surprisingly nice. Very roomy, clean, and reasonably furnished. You need to bring all your own shampoos and such. Also please note that you can not buy any food within 15 miles so prepare well. We had two bedrooms with two beds each and the only issue... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We spent two nights if our honeymoon at campsite 14. Beautiful park!! Quiet and clean. We rented a canoe and visited Billies island. Truly breathtaking scenery, tons of wildlife and friendly park staff. We weren't prepared so we did have to stop back in town for food but the park does have some supplies including firewood. They're open until 5.... More 

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Cornelia, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This park is in the middle of the Okefenokee National Park/Refuge. It is many miles away from any semblance of civilization. This is great for some folks, but will bother many others. We have stayed here twice, once in our camper, this last time in one of the nice cottages. The cottages are nice, but do not have queen beds,... More 

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glen rock nj
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The campground at Stephen Foster State Park is well maintained, spacious and peaceful. The sunset was stunning and the hooting owls a special natural treat. Clean restrooms/ showers. The staff at the welcome center were very pleasant and helpful. There are trails and boardwalks that are beautiful and easy to walk. The boat ride into the Okefenokee Swamp was stunning.... More 

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