Charming Camping Cabin near Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, Georgia

Folkston, Georgia (United States)
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1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue

This charming cabin is on a private campground in southern Georgia and can comfortably sleep up to three glampers, making it the perfect weekend escape from Jacksonville, Florida. It has a spacious double-size bed and additional single-size bed for any extra guests. The rustic accommodation is also furnished with a writing table and chairs where guests can plan their days out in the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge or on St. Mary’s River nearby. On the front porch, guests can unwind with a good book or cup of coffee while listening to the wildlife come alive in the pine trees surrounding the campground.

Outside, there is a picnic bench perfect for barbecues and cookouts, as guests can rent gas grills from the campground store just a short walk away. Both linens and Wi-Fi are provided. The bathroom is located in a separate private building close to the cabin. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Parking
  • Double bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Heating
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Air conditioning
  • Twin/Single bed

Each cabin is furnished to sleep up to three guests at a time and have an air conditioning and heating system, good Wi-Fi access, and screened-in front porches. The property is equipped with outdoor guests bathrooms, a recreation area and a campground store, which provides amenities and necessities to guests for small fees upon arrival. Guests can park their cars on site near the cabin rental.

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Guest Services

  • Laundry service

Shuttles from the airport and tours of the Okefenokee Swamp are available upon request. Guests can also rent boats through the accommodation office prior to their arrival. Firewood and charcoal grills are available for a $5 charge in the camp store.

Location + Surroundings

  • Museums

The property is situated on 14 acres of private land full of thick pine trees in Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge near the St. Mary’s River in Folkston, Georgia. Each accommodation is conveniently close to the community campground store, which also boasts a picnic area and recreation room open to guests throughout their stay. The wildlife refuge is one of southern Georgia’s most beautiful gems, with 402,000 acres of swamp lands full of hiking trails and wilderness canoe paths through the calm waters. St. Mary’s River, which also flows through the area, is a 126 mile-long body of water that courses along the Florida-Georgia border, emptying out at the Cumberland Island National Seashore on the Atlantic Coast. The property is just one hour north of Jacksonville, Florida, as well. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing

Guests of the campground will find plenty to do in Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, with its scenic swamplands and abundant animal populations located just outside of the accommodation gate. The black water swamp is an excellent location fishing or canoeing while trying to spot the various species inhabiting the area, or guests can head to the historic Chesser Island Homestead for a glimpse of life as it was for the region’s earliest settlers. Glampers can also go paddling and fishing on the St. Mary’s River, or head east to Cumberland Island and the surrounding beaches for a day on the ocean. In Jacksonville, guests can enjoy an excellent meal in town or spend a few hours in the Jacksonville Zoo or at the Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary. The city is also home to a number of museums, as well as bars and clubs for glampers seeking a night out.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 03:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 7 days before check-in, you will receive a full refund minus our service fee.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of check-in, you will receive a refund for 50% of the stay, minus the first night and service fee.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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Additional Information

The entire property is non-smoking.

Guests are allowed to bring dogs for a fee and with prior approval from the host.

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