Water Trails & Paddling

Okefenokee Wilderness Area
Canoe Trails

GA Water Trails

Water Trail Information

The Okefenokee Wilderness Area offers over 400,000 acres of wetlands and swamps to explore with seven overnight shelters. Paddlers can float through cypress forests, wet prairies, and pine uplands with plenty of opportunity to see a variety of wildlife.

River Basin
Suwanee

Location
Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge

Distance
400,000 acres

Number of Access Points
7 Trails, 12 overnights shelters (must make reservations ahead of time)

Classification of Trail
Flatwater/swamp

Overnight Camping Option
Yes

Website:
www.fws.gov/refuge/okefenokee

Sponsoring Organization:
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Nearest Population Centers:
Valdosta, Savannah

Outfitter
Ocmulgee Outdoor Expeditions LLC
(478-733-3386)
https://www.ocmulgeeoutdoorexpeditions.com

Contact Information
912-496-7836
2700 Suwannee Canal Road
Folkston, GA 31537

Map
Okefenokee Canoe Trails Map and Accompanying Text

Georgia River Network
Earth Share
Paddle Georgia
Georgia Water Trails
Hidden Gem
Georgia Water Coalition

 

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