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Laura S. Walker State Park

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NOTICE:  The lake will be open to all watercraft on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Located near the northern edge of the mysterious Okefenokee Swamp, this park is home to many fascinating creatures and plants, including alligators and carnivorous pitcher plants. Walking or biking along the lake’s edge and nature trail, visitors may spot the shy gopher tortoise, numerous oak varieties, saw palmettos, yellow shafted flickers, warblers, owls and great blue herons. The park’s lake offers opportunities for fishing, swimming and boating, and kayaks and bicycles are available for rent.  The Lakes, a championship 18-hole golf course, features a clubhouse, golf pro and junior/senior rates. Greens are undulating rather than tiered. Each fairway and landing area is defined with gentle, links-style mounds that accent the course’s three large lakes.  The park’s namesake was a Georgia writer, teacher, civic leader and naturalist who loved trees and worked for their preservation.


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Directions

GPS Coordinates:
N 31.143466 | W -082.214533

Located 9 miles southeast of Waycross on GA Route 177. Take 1-75 to exit 62, follow US 82 east through Waycross. Or, I-95 to exit 36, follow US 82 west 47 miles.

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    Laura S. Walker State Park
    5653 Laura Walker Rd.
    Waycross, GA 31503 View Details


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    Laura S. Walker State Park

    Laura S. Walker State Park
    5653 Laura Walker Rd.
    Waycross, GA 31503
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    Phone
    912-287-4900
    912-285-6154

    Friends of Laura S. Walker State Park Meeting
    Monday, Apr 21, 2014 7 PM to 8 PM
    Monday, May 19, 2014 7 PM to 8 PM
    Monday, Jun 16, 2014 7 PM to 8 PM
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    Presenter/Location: Laura S. Walker State Park
    Come join us at the Interpretive Center for our monthly meeting. Meet volunteers and friends who care for the park and discuss upcoming events and current park projects. Learn about ways in which you can get involved and volunteer. $5 parking. 912-287-4900.
    Address
    5653 Laura Walker Rd.
    Waycross, GA 31503
    Ware County
    Contacts
    BOB HOWARD BOYNE
    912-285-5615  PARK MANAGER, GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

    Darlene Youmans

    Lou Carver

    Owen Travis Griffin
    912-287-4900  Assistant Manager

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