The park is easy to reach from anywhere in the South, located 8 miles south of Waycross, Georgia on highway US 1/23. There are no overnight accommodations in the park, a wildlife sanctuary, but admirable facilities are available in the Waycross area, including camping facilities at nearby Laura S. Walker State Park. An admission charge goes toward operating and developing the park.
Location: Okefenokee Swamp Park is located 8 miles south of Waycross, Georgia off U.S. 1 South on Highway 177. Look for our billboards in Waycross, GA.
From I-95: (Exit 29) In Brunswick, GA take Highway 82 West Exit 6 (Mile Marker 29) Go approx. 45 miles and take Hwy 177.
From I-75: (Exit 62) Coming from Atlanta, GA take I-75 South to Tifton, GA. Take Hwy 82 East Exit 18 (Mile Marker 62) Approx. 77 Miles. In Waycross take U.S. 1 South for 8 miles to our entrance Hwy 177.
From Jacksonville, FL: Take U.S. 1 North in Jacksonville, FL and Travel approx. 67 miles to our entrance and take a left onto Hwy 177.