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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

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Such a Neat Place

We drove to the main office building where we were greeted by the sweetest gentleman. He offered a... read more

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Sunset in the refuge

Love it here. So much to see and hear if you roll your windows down. Peaceful. Saw deer, bobcat... read more

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Savannah, Georgia
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694 Beech Hill Ln, Hardeeville, SC 29927-8958
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We drove to the main office building where we were greeted by the sweetest gentleman. He offered a plethora of information on the wildlife in the area and directions on getting to the trail. It was awfully hot so we weren't sure if we would...More

Thank Katertot126
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love it here. So much to see and hear if you roll your windows down. Peaceful. Saw deer, bobcat, turtles, gators, and a snake.

1  Thank OneTankRoadTripper
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took a break from the beach to try the refuge and some hiking with my pup. What we found was many places that weren’t dog friendly and poorly marked trails. This place is better if you’re a human & especially a human who likes to...More

Thank paulo27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderfully scenic and slow few mile drive filled with lots of birds and alligators to spot. This is great for the heat and the bugs, one can stop and jump out for photos or a closer look then be back in comfort. The Nature...More

Thank RoadTripChick2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were given advice from a friend to check the refuge out. We had a great ride, its just a small dirt road not even 2 lanes wide but great views. We saw 5 alligators between mile 2.5 and mile 4. If you've got 20...More

Thank TnBB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this as we were driving from Savannah to Charleston and decided to make a quick stop to check it out. Went into the office where the lady at the info desk told us about a 4 mile drivable loop through the refuge and...More

Thank Tracey1228
Reviewed August 20, 2018

My kids were very excited to be able to see wildlife in their natural habitats. Although the day was hot, they still enjoyed alligator spotting. Definitely bring plenty of water on hot days, and plenty of bug spray. The ability to go at your own...More

Thank Ohiogirl00
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

This is purely a refuge. There is an abundance of alligators, birds, beautiful plants and trees, and it’s just a way to see all in its natural habitat without many people around, or cages, or anything to hinder seeing these animals just doing their natural...More

1  Thank Katie E
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Yes it is easy to navigate, yes it was not crowded, yes it was free, yes it was easy to park and take photos of the scenery, but the gators...After about a mile there is a large section that has a "do not feed the...More

2  Thank tosl
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We took the self guided car tour in the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge and it was an unexpected great time. We saw multiple birds and alligators!

1  Thank 910alexis
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Mallory B
June 29, 2018|
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Response from OneTankRoadTripper | Reviewed this property |
People walk, run, jog, bike, etc the four mile tour all the time. It’s perfectly acceptable to do so. You can Uber there and back. You will need insect repellent. Hope you enjoy our refuge. 🙂
December 29, 2017|
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Response from rmathijssen | Reviewed this property |
There are a lot of different animals. It's sometimes difficult to spot them, but it's nature, you will find many different birds, spiders, snakes, gators and many more.
August 3, 2017|
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Response from N D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know too much about golf carts but the road through the refuge is long and rough. I only saw cars and trucks on the road. However, I think a golf cart could get through.