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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 7.2-mile auto tour, featuring the Chesser Island Homestead and Boardwalk.

    Read our brochure

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    Buy Your Refuge Annual Pass Today

    Purchase your 2017 annual pass today at Okefenokee Adventures or Stephen C. Foster State Park.

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    Okefenokee NWR is Celebrating 80 years!

    Start the Oke is 80 Passport Challenge TODAY! Complete the challenge and receive a prize!

    Oke is 80 Passport Challenge Booklet

 

Discover Nature with Discover Oke App!

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Great for all ages, it's a fun, FREE, scavenger hunt game along the refuge's Swamp Island Drive.

Find out more about Discover Oke

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.

Learn more about the complex 

About the NWRS

National Wildlife Refuge System

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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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Last Updated: Feb 07, 2017

Events

  • Interested in working with wildlife?

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    The refuge is currently recruiting for a Visitor Services intern for the summer of 2017. Apply today

    2017 Summer Intern Announcement
  • Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

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    Annual contest encourages children grades K through 12 to learn about endangered wildlife and the importance of environmental conservation.

    Endangered Species Art Contest
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