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Stephen C Foster State Park

United States


Brochure InfoThis remote park is a primary entrance to the legendary Okefenokee Swamp -- one of Georgia's seven natural wonders. Spanish moss-laced trees reflect off the black swamp waters, while cypress knees rise upward from the glass-like surface. Here, paddlers and photographers will enjoy breathtaking scenery and abundant wildlife. Alligators, turtles, raccoons, black bears, deer, ibis, herons, wood storks, red-cockaded woodpeckers and numerous other creatures make their homes in the 402,000-acre refuge. Stargazers will appreciate the particularly dark sky. Astronomy programs with an 18" telescope are sometimes offered. Brochure Info - RecreationCanoeing, kayaking, motor boats, boat tours, fishing, hiking, camping, stargazing, and bicycling. Business retreats, family reunions, birthday parties, weddings, bird watching, educational programming.Brochure Info - Facilities and RestrictionsCabins/Cottages, Campsites, picnic shelters, visitor center, pioneer/group campBrochure Info - Nearby AttractionsOkefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Laura Walker State Park, Crooked River State Park, Suwannee River Eco Lodge, Fargo Golf CourseKey InfoFor reservation inquiries please call 1-800-864-7275. For Park inquiries and Suwannee River Eco Lodge inquiries please call 912-637-5274. Stephen C. Foster State Park is the west entrance for the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. The gates close promptly at 10pm and reopen at 7am. Access in or out, of park, cannot and will not be granted during these hours. Stephen C. Foster State Park also manages the Suwannee River Eco Lodge which is located 17 miles south. A ParkPass is required for all vehicles. Price for ParkPasses are not included with the reservation. Overnight guests pay only one ParkPass fee for the duration of their stay. The daily ParkPass is valid at all state parks visited the same day and is not valid at state historic sites. ParkPass fees are as follow: 1-12 passenger vehicles $5 per day or $50 annual ParkPass; 13-30 passenger vehicles $30 per day or $75 annual ParkPass; 31 or more passenger vehicles $70 per day or $250 annual ParkPass; Georgia active duty military/veterans $3.75 per day or $37.50 annual ParkPass. Federal passes are accepted in placement of the Georgia State's ParkPass. For information on our park rules and reservation policies please visit our website http://gastateparks.org/thingstoknow. Rules and regulations are posted at site offices and must be observed by all guests and their visitors.Important Information for Daily EntranceDirectionLocated 18 miles northeast of Fargo at the end of Ga. Hwy. 177. Note that GPS directions are often not accurate; consult a highway mapBooking Window Product Info

Campgrounds inside Stephen C Foster State Park

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