Clean and quiet park located in a natural Southeast setting, situated directly across from the main entrance to a national wildlife refuge. This destination attraction hosts over 500,000 visitors per year. The area is known for some of the darkest, natural skies on the East Coast and one of the top 10 dark sky destinations in the country. There are walking trails on the property where local wildlife can be seen, including red shouldered hawks, barred owls, armadillos, and many species of songbirds and butterflies. In addition to RV sites there are nicely appointed cabins, a laundry, and a camp store. The store offers supplies, snacks, drinks, candy, ice cream, ice, firewood, and unique souvenir items from local craftsmen.
WiFi, cabins, camp store, pergola, pond with sitting area, kennel and off-leash dog exercise area, playground, horseshoes, badminton/volleyball net, giant Connect 4, cornhole boards, laundry, furnished cabins, meeting/entertainment room, electric vehicle charging station.
The campground is located in one of the darkest sky areas in the Southeast (little unnatural light pollution). A dedicated stargazing and astronomy photography field is located in the back of the park. The store offers beginner and some advanced astronomy equipment for sale.
The area features abundant streams, rivers, and wildlife. The national park is approx. 700 sq. miles and includes 120 miles of water trails. It is a major destination for wetlands nature lovers, paddlers, and boaters. An outfitter nearby offers guided tours down the river for kayaks, canoes, and motor boats.
According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, over 500,000 visitors a year come to this exotic region in the southeastern tip of the State of Georgia. On the fringes of this boggy landscape that are outside federal property boundaries, there are farmsteads and hamlets, where residents have hunted and fished in the swamp for many generations.