Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
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Welcome to Bond Swamp NWR

Tupelo Swamp. Credit: USFWS

Tupelo Swamp. Credit: USFWS

Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge is one of over 540 refuges scattered across the United States. It is managed by Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge.

Bond Swamp is located along the Ocmulgee River in Bibb and Twiggs counties, Georgia, approximately six miles south of the city of Macon. The Refuge may be visited by taking I-75 to I-16 East to Exit 6, Route 23/129 South and heading south.

The Bond Swamp Visitor Center is located at the Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, which is located approximately 25 miles north of Macon. To reach the Piedmont Refuge Visitor Center, exit I-75 at Exit 186 in Forsyth and drive east along Juliette Rd. for 18 miles.

Brown's Mount

Southern Pine Beetle

Comprehensive Conservation Plan -- 39 MB

*** The 2011 Hunting Plan and Compatibility Determination for the expansion of hunting opportunities on Bond Swamp National Wildlife Refuge are currently available for 30 day public comment and review beginning Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. Comments can be sent by e-mail to, or mailed to Bond Swamp Refuge Management, 718 Juliette Rd., Hillsboro GA 31038. Please follow the link below to access documents.***

Last updated: December 7, 2011