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Address: Hwy. 17, Brunswick, GA
Phone Number: +1 912-265-0620

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Beautiful views

Beautiful views of the marshes and abundant wildlife throughout the day but especially at sunrise and sunset.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 June 2016
PeachBelle8288
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Dallas, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The marsh can be cool if you have never seen it before. I guess we were not too blown away since we have seen lots of saltwater marsh on Jekyll island.

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The title of my review is the title of probably the most famous poem by the fine 19th century poet Sidney Lanier (a native of Macon in mid-state, not the Low Country) who was dazzled by the vast expanse of these marshes between the land and the sea, and concluded "Oh like to the greatness of God is the greatness... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Beautiful views of the marshes and abundant wildlife throughout the day but especially at sunrise and sunset.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Alot of wildlife and not very much to look at didn't feel like a very safe place stand in my car most of the time

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

You can see the marshes from a park along Highway 17 in Brunswick. A better way to see them and walk parts of the area is to go across the Lanier Bridge and visit the Earth Day Nature Trail. Lovely spot with good trails and better views of marshes.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Well, it's a bar...... with tables. Had excellent fish tacos, and the best peel and eat shrimp ever. The challenge in this area is to find shrimp that have not been boiled till they are hard and dry, and these guys really know shrimp. Also, good draft beer that isn't flat, another local challenge.

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new hampshire
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

This is a small park right off Route 17 in Brunswick right along the river. There is some bird watching, particular at low tide when there are a lot of sandpipers, but it's not spectacular.

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Brunswick, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

If you haven't been to Overlook Park lately, you need to schedule a visit. Great .place for a picnic. They have upgraded the "park" with a new walk-way over the marsh. It is quite a show place and a good place to slow-down your pace of living & enjoy "the marshes of glynn"

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Brunswick, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2015

This is a nice place to pull off and just relax for a while. This year the Roseate Spoonbills are roosting in a large tree that one can spot from the park. Binoculars are recommended.

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Jekyll Island, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

The colors change with the season,making viewing the marshes an ongoing marvel. The greens of the spring and the green and blacks of the summer as plants react to the temperatures of summer and then the golden glows of fall and winter are so very interesting to observe and enjoy.

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