REFUGE CLOSED due to Winter Storm Grayson


The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge Main Entrance (Suwannee Canal Recreation Area), located near Folkston, will be closed beginning Wednesday January 3rd, due to the forecast winter weather including freezing rain and ice. This closure includes all access to the Suwannee Canal Recreation Area, Okefenokee Adventures, water trails, Swamp Island Drive, Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center, and all hiking trails.  The Kingfisher Landing is also closed to all public access. 

Reopening information will be available on our Facebook page (@okefenokeewildliferefuge
 
This closure only applies to the entrance near Folkston.  For information on the other entrances to the Okefenokee:
 
Okefenokee Swamp Park - (912) 283-0583 or http://okeswamp.com/
 
Stephen C. Foster State Park - (912) 637-5274 or http://gastateparks.org/StephenCFoster