Skip Navigation

Features

  • CIH_218x164

    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

  • Canoeing_218

    Wilderness Canoeing

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

    Learn More

  • SID_218

    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

  • 2017_Pass_218x145

    Buy Your Refuge Annual Pass Today

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

  • Okeis80_160x164

    Okefenokee NWR is Celebrating 80 years!

    Celebrate the anniversary of the refuge with us on April 15. Sign up for the 5K and spend the day on the refuge.

    Link to Register for 5K/1 Mile Run

Mobile Apps Available for Refuge Visitors

Discover Nature with Discover Oke App!

SeymourWithOkePhone_265

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

#

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.

Learn more about the NWRS  

Follow NWRS Online

 

News Releases and MORE!

Last Updated: Mar 23, 2017

Events

  • Saving Endangered Species Youth Art Contest

    ESDay_Contest_2017May 19, 2017

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

    Endangered Species Art Contest
Return to main navigation