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National Wildlife Refuge System - Okefenokee NWR – Visitor Center - Folkston, Georgia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 30° 44.293 W 082° 08.385
17R E 390892 N 3401145
Quick Description: The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge's passport stamp can be found at the refuge's Visitor Center.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 5/29/2010 12:44:26 PM
Waymark Code: WM8Y1Y
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member gparkes
Views: 9

Long Description:
The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is located just south of Folkston, Georgia, and was established in 1936 to preserve the 438,000 acre Okefenokee Swamp. The refuge's visitor center, named the Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center, is located at the main entrance to the refuge, located 11 miles southwest of Folkston. As you enter the visitor center, there is an information desk and gift shop to the left. The passport stamp is located at the information desk. You just need to ask the desk attendant to use it.

Visitor Center hours: 9am-5pm daily.

To enter the area, you must pay an entrance fees of $5.00.

Refuge Hours of Operation
March 1 - October 31, 1/2 hour before sunrise - 7:30 pm
November 1 - February 28, 1/2 hour before sunrise - 5:30 pm
Address:
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Okefenokee Parkway Folkston GA 31537


Corresponding Waymark: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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