Features

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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.

    Learn More

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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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    Okefenokee Photography Contest

    Want YOUR photo featured on the 2020 Refuge-Specific Annual Pass. Enter the Okefenokee Photo Contest!

    2019 Photo Contest Rules

News Releases and MORE!

Environmental Action Statement

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Environmental Action Statement for Hunt Categorical Exclusion

Environmental Action Statement

Upcoming Events and Recent News

Get more information on upcoming events and refuge news!

News & Upcoming Events Page

Owl's Roost Tower 360

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Get a 360 degree virtual "bird's eye view" from the top of the Owl's Roost Tower.

Owl's Roost Tower 360

Okefenokee Wilderness Podcast

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This special series of podcasts featuring Wilderness areas highlights the many wonders of Okefenokee. Refuge employees and concession operators are featured in this 18-minute podcast.

Okefenokee Wilderness Podcast
Mobile Apps Available for Refuge Visitors

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

Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is managed as part of the Okefenokee Complex.

Read 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.

Learn more about the NWRS