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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
Thursday 02/23/2017 20%
Partly Cloudy
Cloudy skies this morning will become partly cloudy this afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High near 80F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 02/24/2017 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. Record high temperatures expected. High 86F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 02/25/2017 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 81F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Sunday 02/26/2017 0%
Clear
A mainly sunny sky. High 74F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Monday 02/27/2017 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 83F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.


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