Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is part of the Tentative list of USA in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.
Click here for a short description of the site, as delivered by the state party.
- ●● Tentative
The coordinates shown for all tentative sites were produced as a community effort. They are not official and may change on inscription.
I went with my family in '95 at the end of my high school year in Georgia. This was a marvelous experience and we still talk about it today, almost 20 years later.
Okefenokee is a huge swamp off the beaten track. As such the park rangers take a live and let die approach to visitors. You can rent canoes and off you go.
Quite quickly you are alone in your canoe. If you discount the alligators, snakes and other reptiles that is. Expect small alligators to peak out of the water right next to your canoe. The land is crowded with snakes ...
This would be a great addition to the list. And it makes for a great day in any case.
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- Full name: Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
- Country: USA
2008 - Submitted