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Located off Hwy 177, this 1,600 acre wildlife sanctuary on Cowhouse Island is the northern entrance to the Okefenokee Swamp. The park features flower gardens, a wilderness walkway, an observation tower, educational centers with exhibits about the swamp and native animals and birds. Optional guided boat tours and conoe rentals offer closer looks at plants and wildlife in the swamp's recesses.

Location: Waycross Georgia Telephone 912-283-0583

Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Valdosta) Animal Health Center
(Folkston) Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge
(Brunswick) Disque Animal Clinic
(Folkston) Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
(Waycross) Okefenokee Swamp Park
(Valdosta) Wild Adventures

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