Explore Georgia’s Natural Wonder Special Programs
Discover the Wilderness in Your Backyard!
The Okefenokee Swamp is famous throughout the world for its alligators, cypress trees, and colorful history. It is recognized by the United Nations as a “Wetland of International Importance” because of the diversity of wildlife it supports. And it’s right in your own backyard!
“Eye on Nature”
This is an educational opportunity of a lifetime. Participants will learn more about the native animals of the Okefenokee Swamp during a 20-25 minute program designed for all ages. This is the only Okefenokee Swamp Program available on a year round basis.
“Can I See?”
During your visit to our Park you will have the opportunity to observe a variety of native wildlife from several observation areas and platforms. Bring your camera and get some great candid shots of our otters, black bear and alligators. A map of the Park is provided for you so you can get back to nature.