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Grand Bay Wildlife Management Area

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4661 Knights Academy Rd, Valdosta, GA 31605-4601
+1 229-426-5267
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Nice walk in a wetland

Grand Bay is just outside of the main part of Valdosta, Georgia. It provides a nice change from... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
DAvid W
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Valdosta, Georgia
Very nice escape to nature

The boardwalk is great and safe for even small children. There are rest stops along the way. Nice... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
rogerlQ2545UO
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Valdosta, GA, United States
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“water lilies” (3 reviews)
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4661 Knights Academy Rd, Valdosta, GA 31605-4601
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Grand Bay is just outside of the main part of Valdosta, Georgia. It provides a nice change from the city without traveling far. There is a walkway out to a tall observation tower. On many days, you will see an alligator or two, along with...More

1  Thank DAvid W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The boardwalk is great and safe for even small children. There are rest stops along the way. Nice views of water plants (especially water lilies) and trees. At times you can see snakes (non-venomous), fish, ducks, etc. The tower is neat to climb for a...More

Thank rogerlQ2545UO
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Very relaxing trail to the lookout tower. Not overcrowded, boardwalk trail, Rest benches otw to the tower. Restrooms and picnic tables. Sometimes you will see wildlife and others none. Really nice nature area to spend a few hours or picnic and no charge. Always a...More

2  Thank Clay G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Walked the boardwalk to the tower and back around 9.00am when it was quite cool. Felt very eerie at first as no one else was around. Saw an alligator really up close and others just peeping from the water. Spectacular views from the top of...More

Thank penelopeb
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Awesome boardwalk over wetlands filled with beautiful water lilies. Fire tower to climb to see the whole area from high up. Saw some salamanders and a baby alligator!

Thank Barbara F
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We took the kids out there in late December. While walking down the boardwalk the walkway started to vibrate with a low rumble. Upon reaching the tower we spotted an enormous alligator performing their mating call. It must have been at least 12ft long. The...More

Thank Bmacle
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I went there for the sole reason to climb the tower. I been there before but it was to hot at that time to take the full walk. This time I got there when it first opened and I had the whole place to myself....More

Thank randy53_11
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This trail is a long walk thru a swamp on a raised bridge. At the end of the walk is a fire tower that you climb to see a beautiful view of the swamp and adjoining forest. You may see alligators, but you are safely...More

1  Thank SoGa H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I've been here several times, as it's just down from my home. We enjoy the walk down to the tower and always see some form of wildlife. Most of the time, except during the cold snaps, we see alligators. We have seen a couple of...More

1  Thank tatertot1023
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

It was a great family outing. There is a tower to climb and a great walkway to discover nature at its finest. We got picture of a gator and beautiful wild flowers and lily pads. Grandson saw a water snake. Was grateful these creatures could...More

Thank bbeevaldosta
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Kari J
9 January 2017|
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Response from Yumiko R | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry that I don't know. We only did the boardwalk.
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aimesrh
17 October 2016|
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Response from CarlSlye | Reviewed this property |
There is no fee for parking and no reservation needed. They close at dusk.
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Carmella M
2 September 2016|
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Response from CarlSlye | Reviewed this property |
No charge.
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