The Coast / Waycross

Waycross Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center

417 Pendleton Street
Waycross, GA 31501

912-287-2969
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Waycross is located in the heart of Southeast Georgia, at the northern tip of the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. It is a city filled with Southern hospitality and charm. From the Historic Downtown district to the swamplands of the Okefenokee, there is something for everyone. Visitors can experience the traditional down-home cooking at the local restaurants and slip away into comfort at one of several accommodations. Attractions such as the Okefenokee Swamp Park and Obediah's Okefenok, give an in-depth look at a one of a kind ecosystem, including the wildlife, plant-life, and pioneer life in the area. Train enthusiast can catch a glimpse of the train traffic coming in and out of the second-largest computerized yard for CSX in the U.S. by relaxing on the Visitor Center patio in Downtown. For those who love history, there are the Okefenokee Heritage Center and Southern Forest World museums, and a Historic Walking Tour guide book available for the Downtown area. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Designations

    Regional Visitor Information Center Program-Certified Welcome Centers

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages