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Palm Coast, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Directly across the street from Okefenokee Swamp Park. Cabins are super clean and have all the basics you'll need. They have a small store on site to get some essentials. There is a short trail on site that leads to a fish pond. They even have fish food so you can feed the fish. The owners are great and made...

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Thank you for your kind review. We strive to give every guest a relaxing stay. Our location across form the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge makes it convenient to all your swamp adventures. We look forward to seeing you again!! Safe travels always!! Michelle & Dale Hazzard

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners are very nice and put us in an even better campsite than the one we reserved. The bathroom facilities have been recently renovated and are the nicest I have ever seen for a campsite. They are also working on building another bath house closer to the tent sites. All of the camping sites have a picnic table and...

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Thank you Matthew for the great review. It was a pleasure having you here, glad you enjoyed your stay and that we met your expectations. We hope to see you again, safe travels, Dale & Michelle Hazzard

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arrived late and the new owners were waiting when we pulled up, Great people. They even let us borrow a life jacket for a three day canoe trip. Cabin was small but neat as a pin. Great location for Okefenokee trips. The cookies were the best part!

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Thanks Chris it was our pleasure having you guys. We are glad you had a nice trip and look forward to seeing you again. The cookies will be waiting :) Thanks again, Michelle & Dale H.

Sugar Hill, Georgia
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We recently stayed at a basic cabin here and it was great. Everything worked out wonderfully. The location is perfect being right across from the eastern entrance of the Okefenokee Swamp and close to Okefenokee Adventures. The cabin was basic but certainly adequate. We brought our sleeping bags, cooler & food. The bathroom was close by and very clean. This...

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Conway, New Hampshire
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Owners are excellent people, salt of the earth. Accommodating, knowledgeable and hardworking. This campground is well kept. The bath and restroom facilities are clean and comfortable. Best access to the eastern portal of the Okeefenokee NWR. Rates are fair and reasonable. WiFI was strong. Water was good. We return often. Our campground of choice when we are doing the Okeefenokee.

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Steve K, Owner at Okefenokee Pastimes, responded to this review

Thanks Stephen we were so glad to see the two of you traveling here again. We are happy you enjoyed your stay and wish you healthy and safe future travels Best to you both, Steve & jo

Reviewed 20 March 2015

We just got back from a wonderful stay at Okefenookee Pastimes. We stayed in one of the deluxe cabins because, well, we got over going outside to the bathroom when we quit camping in tents. The deluxe cabin is tiny; more like staying in an RV than a full hotel room, but it was clean, well appointed, the beds were...

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Steve K, Manager at Okefenokee Pastimes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your positive review. We are happy you enjoyed your stay here with us and also had a good trip into the Okefenokee. Safe travels, Steve & Jo

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 3 November 2014

We stayed here in a basic cabin for two nights in September. It was mid-week and we were the only people there, which felt a bit odd but it was nice to have the place to ourselves. The cabin (#2) was a good size and had everything we needed. The price was right and the location was perfect for visiting...

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Steve K, Owner at Okefenokee Pastimes, responded to this review

Thanks for your stay with us here at Okefenokee Pastimes, glad you had a good time. Best, Steve & Jo

Fort Myers, FL
Reviewed 26 September 2014

I can't say enough about our Okefenokee Pastimes experience. First, location. It is direclty across the road from the eastern entrance to Okefenokee. You can't find an accomodation any closer. At check-in, Jo greeted us warmly and made us feel right at home. She took the time to explain to us everything we needed to know about our deluxe cabin...

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Steve K, Owner at Okefenokee Pastimes, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Ted. We are very happy you guys enjoyed your stay, especially the swamp tour. The best to you in all your travels, Steve & Jo

Reviewed 23 September 2014

My college friend and I (both past 65) visited the Okefenokee for the first time. We stayed at Okefenokee Pastimes in a Deluxe Cabin and took Steve's motor boat tour. The cabin was perfect, the tour was spectacular, as is the swamp. Steve and Jo are wonderful hosts. Can't recommend the experience more highly. Richard Savannah, GA

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Steve K, Owner at Okefenokee Pastimes, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the kind words Richard. We enjoyed meeting the two of you and showing you the swamp. We are very glad you guys enjoyed yourselves. Best to you, Steve & Jo

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 13 July 2014

My 12-year-old son and I visited Jo and Steve at Okefenokee Pastimes over Spring Break, April 2014, and I just realized I forgot to leave them a review. If you are interested in a casual, comfortable stay while learning more about the beautiful and fascinating Okefenokee Swamp, I hope you'll consider Okefenokee Pastimes. The cabin was clean and comfortable and...

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Steve K, Owner at Okefenokee Pastimes, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the review. We enjoyed having you and your son stay with us and we are happy you had a good experience. Hope you have many more good Nature trips.

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Address: 28244 Highway 121, Folkston, GA 31537-4846
Region: United States > Georgia > Folkston
Price Range: €49 - €108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The 2 basic cabins, 1 and 2, are close to the entrance. The other cabins are in the back - perhaps a little more private.”
 of 5 bubbles Mtns2SeaAndInBetween, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I recommend the deluxe cabins that have the attached bath.”
 of 5 bubbles betctru, 20 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Go for the deluxe cabin. The increase in price is minimal and far outweighed by its amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles tedcrawford, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“The Deluxe Cabin was perfect for us. Everything we needed plus a screen porch to relax on!”
 of 5 bubbles OnePageTurner, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Go for the deluxe cabin. Go in the spring for cooler weather and less bugs.”
 of 5 bubbles LadyRouge, 4 Apr 2014 | Read review
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