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2 Parks to Explore in Ware County

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Ware County

Located on the southern Atlantic coast of Georgia, Ware County is primarily rural but full of charm. The county seat, Waycross, is home to a vibrant downtown hub with unique architecture and locals friendly to newcomers. There are plenty of activities in the great outdoors – from Lake Blackshear offering seasons of family recreation, to Osburn Fire Tower providing breathtaking panoramic views over the diverse landscape. The county is also home to Waycross-Ware County Industrial Air Park and nume

Parks to Explore in Ware County

Laura S. Walker State Park

Laura S. Walker State Park, is a nature lover’s paradise. From fishing and kayaking to hiking, biking, and camping – you can find plenty of activities to recreate. For birdwatchers, the park hosts nearly 350 different species that stop to play on their way between nesting seasons. There's also an impressive water playground for children featuring slides and a large stone fountain! Beautiful trails make for perfect forest walks, with the abundant wildlife.

Okefenokee Swamp Park

Okefenokee Swamp Park is a natural and cultural treasure worth discovering. Popular activities include bird watching, camping, boating, hiking, and guided tours of the swamp on electric pontoon boats. Uninhabited islands dot the area and are home to a great variety of animal life such as alligators and leatherback turtles. The park also offers an amazing array of boat rentals such as canoes, kayaks, jon boats and hydrobikes for those wanting to explore both land and water.

Map of Parks to explore in Ware County