Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
Free and open to the public 365 days a year from dawn until dusk.The Swamp Shop and Visitor's Center is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays. There is free parking at the main entrance. Located on 1,100 acres with 14 miles of biking and hiking trails, and just minutes from downtown Augusta, Phinizy Swamp Nature Park offers visitors the chance to see a variety of wildlife such as Great Blue Herons, Red-shouldered Hawks, otters, alligators and the elusive bobcat in their natural setting. Visitors can experience the thrill of hearing a Belted Kingfisher and the chorus of a thousand tree frogs, or delight in the myriad of summer dragonflies.