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Stephen C. Foster State Park, Fargo

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Stephen C. Foster State Park is an 80acre state park located in the Okefenokee Swamp in Charlton County, Georgia. Situated on the banks of the Suwannee River, 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.
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 CenterLocated 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 at the state park includes canoe, kayak and fishing boat rentals, guided boat tours, boating (ramp, limit), fishing, and birdwatching.
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  • The Trembling Earth Trail gives a good view into the swamp. Viewing the local fauna--deer, wild turkeys, woodpeckers was interesting, as was the boat tour. The cabin was beautiful inside and very... 
    The Trembling Earth Trail gives a good view into the swamp. Viewing the local fauna--deer, wild turkeys, woodpeckers was interesting, as was the boat tour. The cabin was beautiful inside and very...  more »
  • Excellent park to get away from the hustle and bustle from the big cities. Went camping for the first time in my life with my girlfriend and we had a great experience! Only downside to the park was... 
    Excellent park to get away from the hustle and bustle from the big cities. Went camping for the first time in my life with my girlfriend and we had a great experience! Only downside to the park was...  more »
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  • This is a great place for a change of pace. It is unique in many ways, with beautiful scenery, and wildlife to enjoy. The staff at the park are friendly, make a real effort to assist where needed and have a strong focus on visitors enjoying their stay. We rented a cabin and found it to be clean, comfortable and adequately appointed. We took the boat tour and rented a boat on our own. Both outings provided great views of birds, alligators and vistas across the landscape. We left the area relaxed and ready for a new adventure!
  • The paper kept going on and of but in the country woods that's expected. The staff were amazing and Sofie , well as a large alligator she bellowed.. Great park. Great sky .Great cabin. Our two lg dogs were happy and we we impressed by the size and supplies. Second trip and making plans for a third 🥉...Blue ribbon.... The s'mores were so much better than at home!!!

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