Waycross Georgia Campgrounds

Waycross Georgia has a zip code of 31501. The current date and time in Waycross is January 25, 2022, 4:41 am and it has a population of 14,632 people. Waycross Georgia lies at an elevation of 138 feet.

Laura S. Walker State Park

5653 Laura Walker Rd.
Waycross Georgia, 31501
Phone: (800) 864-7275, (912) 287-4900 Located near the northern edge of the mysterious Okefenokee Swamp, this park is home to many fascinating creatures and plants. Walking along the lake shore and nature trail, visitors may see alligators, carnivorous pitcher plants, the shy gopher tortoise, numerous oak varieties, saw palmettos, yellow shafted flickers, warblers, owls and great blue herons. The parks lake offers opportunities for boating, skiing and fishing, while a swimming pool is available during summer. A championship 18-hole golf course, The Lakes, features a clubhouse, golf pro, unlimited weekday play and junior/senior citizen discounts. This is one of the few state parks named after a woman, and its name is richly deserved. Laura Walker was a Georgia writer, teacher, civic leader and naturalist who was a great lover of trees and worked for their preservation.