Stephen C. Foster State Park


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Stephen C. Foster State Park


Location:18 miles northeast of Fargo via GA 177.
Facilities:66 tent/trailer/RV campsites, pioneer campground, 9 cottages, 3 picnic shelters, nature trail, 25 miles of day-use waterways, boat ramp, canoe and fishing boat rentals, visitor/interpretive center.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, wildlife viewing, swamp boat tours, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Named after well-known songwriter Stephen Foster, the park is located within Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge (see entry in national wildlife refuge section) and is a primary entrance to the famed Okefenokee Swamp. Visitors can view lush vegetation or look for alligators, turtles, raccoon, black bear, deer, birds, and other creatures while on the park's elevated boardwalk trail or on a guided boat trip; or they can rent a boat or canoe to explore the swamp further.
Address:17515 Hwy 177
Fargo, GA 31631

Phone:912-637-5274
Web: gastateparks.org/info/scfoster
Size: 80 acres.

See other parks in Georgia.