Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Southeast Region

Contact Us

Postal Address
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
2700 Suwannee Canal Road
Folkston, GA 31537

Shipping Address
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
2700 Suwannee Canal Road
11 miles southwest of Folkston off Hwy. 121/23
Folkston, GA 31537

http://www.fws.gov/okefenokee

For general refuge information, call (912) 496-7836 9am-5pm daily except December 25th.

For the administration office, call (912) 496-7366 ext. 0 Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm excluding federal holidays.

For the refuge staff directory, call (912) 496-7366 Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm excluding federal holidays.

Comments
You may send your comments, suggestions or questions about Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge to okefenokee@fws.gov

You may send your comments, suggestions or questions about this website to gracie_gooch@fws.gov or susan_heisey@fws.gov

The Okefenokee Wildlife League (OWL) is the friends group for the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge and Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge. To reach their bookstore manager, call the Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center at (912) 496-7836.

Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge is an unmanned refuge managed by the staff of Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.

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The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is the principal Federal agency responsible for conserving, protecting and enhancing fish, wildlife and plants and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people. The Service manages the 95-million-acre National Wildlife Refuge System, which encompasses 548 national wildlife refuges, thousands of small wetlands and other special management areas. It also operates 69 national fish hatcheries, 63 Fish and Wildlife Management offices and 81 ecological services field stations. The agency enforces federal wildlife laws, administers the Endangered Species Act, manages migratory bird populations, restores nationally significant fisheries, conserves and restores wildlife habitat such as wetlands, and helps foreign governments with their conservation efforts. It also oversees the Federal Assistance program, which distributes hundreds of millions of dollars in excise taxes on fishing and hunting equipment to state fish and wildlife agencies.

Last updated: June 17, 2013