How long is the Okefenokee train ride?

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How long is the Okefenokee train ride?

SWAMP PARK TRAIN Guests at Okefenokee Swamp Park can climb aboard The Lady Suwannee and ride the Okefenokee Railroad, a 1.5-mile rail system that serves as the mode of transportation to get around the park.

What time does the Okefenokee Swamp Open?

The refuge is open daily from 30 minutes before sunrise to 7:30 p.m. and the Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center is open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Visit our Facebook page or give us a call at 912-496-7836 for up-to-date information on programs and upcoming events.

What can you bring to Okefenokee Swamp?

Things to bring In addition to your tent and sleeping bag, you’ll need a few critical supplies: Drinking water – Drinking the swamp water is NOT recommended. Compass and map of refuge and trails – Download the Discover Nature Wilderness app for access to the maps on your phone even if cell service is unavailable.

Can you swim in the Okefenokee Swamp?

Lots of people water ski, jet ski, fish and swim on nice days. If you are paddling a kayak or canoe, take it past the boardwalk on the northern end of the lake into the cypress tree forest.

What is the best time to visit Okefenokee Swamp?

One of the best times to visit the Okefenokee Swamp would be the period of late spring and early summer. The weather during this period is just perfect — warm and breezy. Plants happen to bloom during this period, making it a colorful and beautiful place.

Can you fish in the Okefenokee Swamp?

The Okefenokee is home to 39 species of fish. The angler can expect to hook a few of the most common species in the swamp. These catches afford any angler of any age an experience worthy of remembering.

What is Okefenokee adventures?

Okefenokee Adventures is the Visitor Services Contractor located at the primary entrance to Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge – also known as the East entrance, Folkston entrance or Suwannee Canal Recreation Area. We offer guided, interpretive tours, canoe & kayak tours & rentals, walking & driving trails, full service cafe & gift shop.

What to do in the Okefenokee Swamp?

Your Okefenokee Adventure Begins Here! Your adventure begins here! Take a guided boat tour, or adventure on your own in a kayak, canoe, or Jon boat through cypress-lined waters, lily pads, and the wildlife of Okefenokee Swamp.

Where is the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge located?

We are the official cooperating partner of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and provide a full range of visitor serves at the primary National Wildlife Refuge entrance near Folkston. We are located inside the refuge on the historic Suwannee Canal.

How many days to spend at Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge?

Inside Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge – guided boat, canoe and kayak tours (1 & 2 hr.,half & full days, whichever fits your schedule). Or join us for one of our specialized sunset, moonlight or multi day-overnight excursions.

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