• Stephen C Foster State Park - Fargo, Georgia

      Stephen C Foster State Park
      Photo by Peter Thody
      Located within the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, this remote park offers access to the breathtaking wealth of flora and fauna of America's largest black water swamp. Reserve a place on one of the guided pontoon boat tours and enter a primeval world of moss-draped trees, ibis, storks, turtles and of course the American Alligator, an estimated 12,000 of which live within the refuge. A boardwalk trail next to the boat dock makes it easy to explore a small area of the swamp on foot.

      If you go:
      Stephen C. Foster State Park is a certified dark sky park, allowing guests to experience some of the darkest skies in the southeast. Nine cottages are available to rent, and there's a campsite for tents, trailers and RVs.


      17515 Highway 177
      Fargo, Georgia 31631 USA

      Mailing address:
      Georgia State Parks
      2600 Highway 155 SW
      Stockbridge, GA 30281 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      +1 (912) 637-5274

      +1 (800) 864-7275