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Laura S. Walker State Park

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Located near the northern edge of the mysterious Okefenokee Swamp, this park is home to many fascinating creatures and plants. Walking along the lake shore and nature trail, visitors may see alligators, carnivorous pitcher plants, the shy gopher tortoise, numerous oak varieties, saw palmettos, yellow shafted flickers, warblers, owls and great blue herons. The park’s lake offers opportunities for boating, skiing and fishing, while a swimming pool is available during summer. A championship 18-hole golf course, The Lakes, features a clubhouse, golf pro, unlimited weekday play and junior/senior citizen discounts. This is one of the few state parks named after a woman, and its name is richly deserved. Laura Walker was a Georgia writer, teacher, civic leader and naturalist who was a great lover of trees and worked for their preservation.



Phone: (800) 864-7275

Other Phone: (912) 287-4900

Latitude/Longitude: 31.135214 , -82.212425


Amenities

  • tenting
  • store
  • swimming pool
  • fishing
  • lp gas
  • modem connection
  • pullthrus
  • sewer hookups
  • laundry
  • other swimming
  • rentals
  • pets
  • cable tv
  • lodging
  • dump station
  • recreation hall
  • boating
  • group area
  • phone hookups
  • slideouts
  • wi-fi

Directions

Located 9 miles southeast of Waycross on GA Route 177. Take 1-75 to exit 62, follow US 82 east through Waycross. Or, I-95 to exit 36, follow US 82 west 47 miles.



Weather

Partly Cloudy
Friday 04/20/2018 0%
Partly Cloudy
Clouds early, some clearing late. Lows overnight in the mid 50s.
Overcast
Saturday 04/21/2018 10%
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Cloudy skies. High 72F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 04/22/2018 30%
Chance of Rain
Showers in the morning, then cloudy in the afternoon. High 72F. Winds E at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
Thunderstorm
Monday 04/23/2018 100%
Thunderstorm
Showers and thunderstorms. High near 75F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near an inch.
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 04/24/2018 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 81F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.


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