The Coast / Waycross

Southern Forest World Environmental Learning Center

1440 No. Augusta Ave.
Waycross, GA 31503

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Southern Forest World is a museum illustrating the history of the forestry industry in the southeastern United States. The role of forestry and wood products in colonial America, early logging in the Okefenokee Swamp, modern techniques of tree farming, the region's wildlife, wood products, and the turpentine and naval stores industries are all included in the exhibits. Visitors can also meet the "Talking Tree," see Stuckey the Mummified Dog, board a small locomotive train used in logging operations, walk inside a hollow cypress tree and lots more. 912-285-4056

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:30PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee $5.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking