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  • Plan Your Visit

    Check out this page to find out more information on visiting the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge including fees, entrances, etc.

    Plan Your Visit

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    Wilderness Canoeing

    If you're interested in seeing the wilds of Okefenokee in a way few ever experience, read about our wilderness canoe trails.

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    Take a ride on the wild side

    Take a cruise down our Swamp Island Drive, a 7.5-mile auto tour, featuring the Chesser Island Homestead and Boardwalk.

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Want to work for wildlife?

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Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is always looking for extra hands to help with conservation duties. From trail maintenance to presenting interpretive programs, volunteers and interns are an integral part of Okefenokee NWR.

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About the Complex

Okefenokee Complex

The Okefenokee Complex consists of both Okefenokee NWR and Banks Lake NWR.

Okefenokee is managed as part of the Okefenokee Complex.

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About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System


The National Wildlife Refuge System, within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, manages a national network of lands and waters set aside to conserve America’s fish, wildlife, and plants.

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Page Photo Credits — All photos courtesy of USFWS unless otherwise noted., Alligator Close Up - ©Grayson Boxx
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2015


  • Fall Program Series

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    Lots of fun activities for the entire family are planned for this fall. Sign up today!

    Fall Programs 2015
  • Pioneer Days

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    Visit the Chesser Island Homestead and the Richard S Bolt Visitor Center for crafts, exhibits, and special programs.

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