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Premier Cabin @ Okefenokee Folkston, GA
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Okefenokee Pastimes Cabins

Home page for the Oke Swamp Stays and Stargazing
We are OPEN, for nightly, weekly and monthly stays. If you want a monthly RV Site just call the Office (912)496-4472, we will be glad to give you a price.

If the Overnight platforms are full we are the closest accommodation to the Main Okefenokee NWR Entrance, you can stay here and be in the Okefenokee in just minutes. 

We are following CDC Guidelines for our Cabins and common areas, we are enforcing personal separation and have advanced cleaning procedures in place. This is a great place to shelter in place as there is plenty of space to get out and walk about and with trails both on the property and connecting with the Okefenokee, there is plenty of outside to explore.

If you have a self-contained Unit we EXPECT/REQUIRE that you use your own facilities. The Campground bathhouse is now reserved for the 2 cabins without bathrooms, tent sites and those RV's that do not have their own bathrooms, by observing this rule it will provide less risk for our guests as well as cleaning staff and less chemical usage (saving the environment).    We offer many discounts -
Over 62 - 10%, 1st responder - 15%, Military - 15%, Escapees - Oct 1-may 31-35% - June 1-September 30- 50%, Passport America June 1-September 50%. (Discounts on stays 5 nights or less, not available on Weekly or Monthly Rates).

All RV's and Tent sites are REQUIRED to arrive before DARK as we are a Dark Park. All awning lights and docking lights must be turned off by quiet hours at the latest, earlier if not needed. (we reserve the right to refuse entry as well as remove anyone who knowingly disregards this rule).

For Cabins NO CHECK-INS ALLOWED AFTER THE OFFICE CLOSES.  (please plan your trip accordingly to arrive during business hours) 

The Dog park has been re-seeded and is not open to guests until further notice. It has a lock on it, do not drop your dog over the fence or force the gate open. As with all facilities in the park if there is a lock on it, staff only sign, off limits sign or any other sign STAY OUT. Those who continue to do this and get caught will be immediately asked to leave the Park NO EXCEPTIONS. It sounds harsh but people continue to break the rules and we must now be harsh with our policies, the few will ruin it for the many.

As we continue to add and improve the Campground there will be ongoing construction. We try and keep noise to a minimum and only do equipment work between 10am and 5pm. Most work is going on on the North end of the campground however on occasion we may be out and about in the cabin or RV area during these times.

Okefenokee Swamp


Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is an awesomely vast expanse of wilderness southern swamp covering approximately 700 square miles and located mostly in the southeast corner of Georgia, U.S.A. The Okefenokee is crisscrossed by over 120 miles of paddle and motorboat water trails. It is a major destination for wetlands nature lovers paddlers and boaters. The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge offers a good number of wonderfully easy to sometimes extremely challenging day use paddle only water trails. Also, enjoy numerous excitingly fun to navigate dual-use paddle or motorboat water trails all set up for the public to access without an overnight permit or fee requirement. A very controlled and limited number of overnight wilderness paddle trail fee permits for overnight camping paddlers are issued through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (the administrative and managing government agency at Okefenokee NWR).

Stargazing

 We are located in one of the darkest sky areas in the Southeast (little unnatural light pollution). With the dark skies in this beautiful part of GA, it makes it possible, to gaze towards the stars and dream like so many other countless generations before have done.


Cancellation & Pet Policy

Cancellation Policy;

NO SHOWS ARE CHARGED ENTIRE RESERVATION AMOUNT

NO REFUNDS MADE FOR EARLY DEPARTURES



Campground Rules & Etiquette 

Must be 21 years or older to rent. Pet vaccination records are to be presented at check in. Your pet will not be able to stay with out them.

On Holiday Weekends we do require a two night minimum stay, one nighters can wait till two days prior and try for a reservation.

* NO CHECK IN'S AFTER THE OFFICE CLOSES.
Camping Late Arrival Info

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NO CHECK-INS ALLOWED AFTER THE OFFICE CLOSES

Native Heritage

According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, over 400,000 visitors a year come to this exotic region in the southeastern tip of the State of Georgia. That is probably conservative. On the fringes of this boggy landscape that are outside federal property boundaries, there are farmsteads and hamlets, where residents have hunted and fished in the swamp for many generations.

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Cabins, RV's & Camping


The Comfort, the Cleanliness, the Privacy, the safety, the Price, the Convenience, the Fun, and More. Stay in the countryside in your own personal independent charming little cottage in the woods, relax in the great outdoors, and enjoy the spaciousness of this rural Southeast setting. For a little more than a motel room, you will get a nicely appointed Private Cabin (no noisy neighbors in the room next to or above & below you), no recycled air from your neighbors room or the rest of the building, a nicer setting, use of all the amenities the Campground offers and you can not stay any closer to the Okefenokee NWR (swamp). Motels can be weird, generic, impersonal, and sometimes depressing, people just on the other side of the wall, bed bugs and little privacy. We suggest that you – think outside of that same ole box and try our Cabins. We think you will be very happy you did.

Hours

Winter HoursOct 1 to June 30 – Friday 10 am until 7 pm, Saturday 10am until 6 pm, Sundays 10 am until 6 pm, Mondays & Tuesdays 12pm - 6pm ,Wednesdays – Thursdays 10 am until 6 pm E.S.T
Summer HoursJuly 1 to Sep 30 Friday – Saturday 10 am until 8 pm, Sundays, Wednesday and Thursdays 10 am until 6 pm E.S.T MONDAYS AND TUESDAYS CLOSED (open for arrivals from 2-6pm, please note arrival time with reservation)
No, check in's will be permitted to enter the campground after OFFICE HOURS (there is no exception to this rule for any reason, for the safety and comfort of other guests, Park Staff, and park property) when making your reservation please note your arrival time if this time changes on the day of your arrival a courtesy call on your part would be a nice gesture and greatly appreciated by the Staff.  Plan your trip accordingly to arrive during office hours. Drive through's are not allowed at any time for guests security, peace and privacy. If you choose to just drive through you will be stopped and asked to leave the campground, we take this rule seriously. 

You are in for some very pleasant surprises. Book now!