The Coast / Waycross

Southern Forest World Environmental Learning Center

1440 No. Augusta Ave.
Waycross, GA 31503

912-285-4056
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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 - 2:00PM
    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 2:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Adults $5

    Children Under 5 Free

    Students $4

    Facility Amenities

    Gift Shop, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages