Visitor Activities

Kayaks on the Savannah River

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge offers a variety of opportunities to explore and enjoy the great outdoors from sunrise to sunset every day. You can observe and photograph wildlife, fish, or during the season, hunt white-tailed deer.

  • Visitor Center

    Make the beautiful Savannah NWR Visitor Center your first stop when visiting the refuge. Knowledgeable staff and volunteers will provide you with information and publications, and you can learn more about the refuge by watching the orientation video and touring the exhibit hall. Open Monday - Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Closed Sundays and all federal holidays.

    Learn More
  • Wildlife Viewing & Photography

    The diverse habitats at Savannah National Wildlife Refuge attract an abundance of wildlife throughout the year, providing excellent wildlife viewing opportunities. The 4-mile Laurel Hill Wildlife Drive makes this activity accessible to all. Don't forget your camera!

    Learn More
  • Interpretation & Environmental Education

    Make a connection to the natural world and learn about the history and current management of the refuge through self-guided interpretive exhibits. Ranger-led interpretive programs are offered occasionally, and environmental education programs may be arranged for local schools groups.

    Learn More
  • Hunting

    Hunting is an important wildlife management tool that we recognize as a healthy, traditional outdoor pastime, deeply rooted in America’s heritage. Savannah NWR annually offers a variety of hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, waterfowl, and more.

    Learn More
  • Fishing

    Freshwater fishing is offered in the refuge's managed impoundments and canals, as well as on the Savannah River and its adjacent tidal creeks.

    Learn More
  • Geocache Trail

    Geocachers Welcome! The Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex is proud to present the Savannah Coastal Refuges GeoTrail! There is a special geocache for each refuge in our Complex to help you learn more about the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Wildlife Refuge System, and the Savannah Coastal Refuges Complex!

    Learn More