Adventures in the Grand Canyon of swamps (ghost stories not included)

Adventures in the Grand Canyon of swamps (ghost stories not included)

Last time we checked, blackwater swamps weren’t high on anyone’s lists of spring break destinations. Maybe they should be.

Spring is one of the best times to visit America’s southern wetlands, the wildlife is active, the mosquitos are few and the stories are unforgettable.

We picked Stephen C. Foster State Park, which lies about 18 miles deep within the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, because it’s special. Okefenokee is the Grand Canyon of swamps, one considered among the seven natural wonders of Georgia and designated a National Natural Landmark. Continue reading “Adventures in the Grand Canyon of swamps (ghost stories not included)”