National Natural Landmarks

Okefenokee Swamp

Okefenokee Swamp
Okefenokee Swamp

Okefenokee Swamp, located within the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, is one of the largest and most primitive swamps in the country. It contains a diversity of ecosystems and is a refuge for native flora and fauna including many uncommon, threatened, and endangered species.

Location: Charlton County, GA ; Clinch County, GA ; Ware County, GA

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 337,300

Ownership: Federal




← Back to NNL listing for GA.

← Back to listing of all states and territories.

Please remember, National Natural Landmarks (NNLs) are not national parks. NNLs are owned by a variety of public and private entities and allowing visitation is at their discretion. Many NNL sites maintain public websites where additional information may be found.

Experience More

Tools

  • Site Index