Stephen C. Foster State Park

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Stephen C. Foster State Park is an 80-acre (32 ha) state park located in the Okefenokee Swamp in Charlton County, Georgia. the park offers visitors several ways to explore the swamp's unique ecosystem.

In November 2016, the park was recognized as a Dark Sky park by the International Dark Sky Association.[1]

Facilities

Trembling Earth Nature Trail
One of nine cottages for rent

The state park includes 64 tents, trailer, RV campsites, nine cottages, an interpretive center, the 1.5-mile (2.5 km) Trembling Earth Nature Trail, 25 miles of day-use waterways, three picnic shelters and a pioneer campground

Suwannee River Visitor Center

Located 18 miles northeast of Fargo, the park's Suwannee River Visitor Center features exhibits about the animals, plants and ecosystem of the Okefenokee Swamp and other environmental topics.

Activities

Fishing boat rentals

Activities at the state park includes canoe, kayak and fishing boat rentals, guided boat tours, boating (ramp, 10 horsepower (7.5 kW) limit), fishing, and birdwatching.

Imagery

Baby gators sunning in duck grass after a cold December night in Stephen C. Foster State Park.
Beautiful cypresses on the water.

References

  1. ^ Samuel, Molly (2016-12-02). "South Georgia Park Celebrates 'Dark Sky' Stargazing Status". wabe.org. Retrieved 2017-04-12.

External links

Coordinates: 30°49′25″N 82°21′51″W / 30.82371°N 82.36419°W / 30.82371; -82.36419

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