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Board a watercraft to explore the 700-square miles of freshwater wetlands teeming with birds, aquatic plant species, American alligators and snakes.
Okefenokee Swamp Park serves as the refuge’s northern entrance and has a 1½-mile railroad, nature shows and a reconstructed pioneer village.
Park naturalists lead boat tours including Sunset Swamp Paddles at this remote park that serves as the west entrance to the legendary swamp.
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Infectious diseases within our borders can lead to serious illness.
The main entrance to the Suwanee Canal Recreation Area has exhibits and films about life in the swamp; walk on one of several interpretative nature trails.
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The Okefenokee Heritage Center, situated in beautiful pine woodlands, features exhibits such as the Old Nine, a restored 1912 steam locomotive.
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