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Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

#6 of 48 things to do in Augusta Features Animals
1858 Lock and Dam Rd, Augusta, GA 30906-9613
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Can't Wait to Come to Class!

Our grandkids love the nature classes and tours. The staff is passionate about these ecosystems... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David R
Excellent Birding Location

Lots of wetlands and open water for ducks, Soras, Rails, Bitterns and many other species of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Steve K
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1858 Lock and Dam Rd, Augusta, GA 30906-9613

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our grandkids love the nature classes and tours. The staff is passionate about these ecosystems... and just as passionate about the little people who come to learn about them. I asked if a snake, my grandson had held, might be poisonous? He patiently explained that...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of wetlands and open water for ducks, Soras, Rails, Bitterns and many other species of songbirds. Abundance depends on times of year and weather. Boardwalks, woodland trails and open trails that go for several miles. We visit the park mainly during fall, winter and...More

1  Thank Steve K
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Getting a family of all boys to do something Mom wants to do is kinda hard but we all were happy gonna be visited and explored here! Check it out! And make sure to buy a little something at the cool little gift shop to...More

Thank yayvacas
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were a bit too ambitious given the heat and ended up turning back on the trail quickly. Lucky for us we ran into Kim at the park store. She welcomed us in, spending a fair bit of time between other guests answering all our...More

Thank objets
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Quite a few trails to explore - bring your camera and be patient for some outstanding wildlife photos.

Thank davidpS7730SF
Reviewed 22 June 2017

A beautiful park to walk through. Lots of wildlife. Easy walking & a great way to spend some time w/family or friends, or alone to relax.

Thank brianbX5838WO
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Phinizy Swamp is a really cool place of nature in Augusta...a great place to visit although people are a little reluctant to 'go to the swamps'! Make sure you take mosquito spray.

Thank ShaybaShayba
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Loved it. Very nice, Walked a little bit on the Rain Garden area, very beautiful and nicely maintained. I think you could spend many hours there hiking all the trails. Boardwalks in many areas make the walking very nice. Saw birds and turtles.

Thank _MTJ_99
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Always a good place to go. I've walked there with my kids, and alone every time I've been I've seen alligators, sometimes snakes but the wildlife is always ready to be seen. Don't worry alligators won't bug you unless you give them reason to. Rumor...More

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A must see. Trails to walk, flora and fauna to experience, and lectures by knowledgeable people. Beautifully maintained.

Thank Mickey R
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22 April 2017|
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Response from bztaxi75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. It is free. Wear comfortable clothes and take water. It is beautiful.
William J
12 April 2017|
Response from AngieVStewart | Reviewed this property |
As long as they are leashed
24 August 2016|
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Response from Safariholic | Reviewed this property |
Google will be able to help, I'm sure.

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