Taking a closer look at
Visitors can experience the traditional down-home cooking at the local restaurants and slip away into comfort at one of several accommodations. Attractions such as the Okefenokee Swamp Park and Obediah’s Okefenok, give an in-depth look at a one-of-a-kind ecosystem, including the wildlife, plant life, and pioneer life in the area.
Train enthusiasts can catch a glimpse of the train traffic coming in and out of the second largest computerized yard for CSX in the U.S. For those who love history, there are the Okefenokee Heritage Center and Southern Forest World museums, and a Historic Walking Tour guide book available for the Downtown area.
Georgia’s Natural Wonder
Waycross is located in the heart of Southeast Georgia, at the northern tip of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. It’s a city filled with southern hospitality and charm. From the Historic Downtown district to the swamplands of the Okefenokee, there is something for everyone.
Whether you are staying overnight or just traveling through, Waycross will be a place to remember.
Waycross Visitors Center
Okefenokee Heritage Center
Southern Forest World
If you are interested in Forestry this is the place for you! If you’d like to see a petrified dog then this is a MUST!
Okefenokee Swamp Park
Laura S. Walker State Park
The Lakes at Laura Walker
Historic Downtown Waycross
CSX Rice Yard (Train Spotting)
Trembling Earth Recreation Complex
began in the early 2000s and has been completed in stages as funds became available. Your team is sure to appreciate the 12 tournament quality fields for play: the youth baseball complex with its six fields; the adult softball
complex, with four fields; one full-sized football field; and one multi-purpose soccer field.