Okefenokee Swamp, Folkston and Waycross

Folkston
Folkston, in southeast Georgia, is the perfect place to unwind. From an eco-tour highlighting the history, culture, and ecology of the Okefenokee Swamp, to the nearby coastal areas, to shopping in our Historic Downtown, to the relaxing Southern Hospitality of a Bed & Breakfast, we have it all. Railroad enthusiasts love the frequent trains that pass through town. They are our only traffic! Folkston’s hidden treasures are many. Stop by one of our area businesses or the Chamber of Commerce for a free copy of Folkston Then and Now, a self-guided walking tour. You’ll be greeted with the friendliest smile this side of the St. Marys River.

Waycross
Waycross and Ware County is located in the heart of beautiful Southeast Georgia at the northern tip of the Okefenokee Swamp Wildlife Refuge. Waycross is a nationally-recognized Main Street City filled with Southern hospitality and charm. From the historic downtown district to the swamp lands of the Okefenokee, there is something for everyone. Experience traditional down home cooking or elegant cuisine at one of our one-of-a-kind restaurants, explore the natural wonders of the Okefenokee, or visit one of our three local museums. Whether staying overnight or just traveling through, Waycross will be a place to remember.

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Information in the Okefenokee area

Atamaha River Keepers
Work 240 NE Park Ae. Ste. E Baxley GA 31513 Phone: 912-367-7679
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Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce
Work 3795 Main Street Folkston GA 31537 Phone: 912-496-2536
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Waycross Tourism Bureau
Work 417 Pendleton Street Waycross GA 31501 Phone: 912-287-2969
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Play in the Okefenokee area

Lakes at Laura Walker Golf Course
Work 5653 Laura Walker Road Waycross GA 31503 Phone: 912-285-6154
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Laura S Walker State Park
Work 5653 Laura Walker Road Waycross GA 31503 Phone: 912-287-4900
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Okefenokee Swamp Park
Work 5701 Osp Rd Waycross GA 31503 Phone: 912-283-0583
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Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge
Work 2700 Suwannee Canal Road Folkston GA 31537 Phone: 912-496-7836
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Stay in the Okefenokee area

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