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Wow -- "swamp" has such bad connotations but this is one of the most beautiful settings with walks, boat rides and lots of wildlife. The outfitter is excellent. We did both a sunset and an extended day boat ride and took so many pictures. Looking forward to another visit!
We took a guided boat tour with Jenny in the afternoon. She was an amazing guide and taught us many things about this natural wonder and beautiful creation. We saw many gators, turtles, herons, bitterns, flycatchers, ibises, and more. Many plants were blooming and Jenny did a…
We really enjoyed the boat tour of the swamp. Our guide Jennifer was excellent! Tremendous amount of history. Amazing what took place here to drain the swamp and the logging. Almost 350,000 acres in Okefenokee- incredible. We saw many alligators, turtles and other wildlife. All…
This was the highlight of a tour we took that led us to a variety of places in the North Florida/Georgia area. Unfortunately, it was a little too cold for the big alligators to be out sunning themselves but we did see several smaller gators. Definitely take a boat tour out…
There are at least four entrances to the swamp. We entered the National Wildlife Area from Suwannee Canal Road just outside of Folkston GA on the east side of the swamp. Once you get down to the Visitors Center (closed Mondays), you will find a brochure that describes the…