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 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1-5 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.

Website: 

phinizycenter.org

Phone Number: 

(706) 828-2109

Email Address: 

info@phinizycenter.org

Location

Address:
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
1858 Lock and Dam Road
30906 Augusta, Georgia
United States

Events at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

Start Event Name Body
Sat, 01/03/2015 - 9:30am Swamp Saturday Guided Hike

Leisurely hike through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails, departing from Swamp Shop & Visitor's Center; variety of wildlife; learn about the diverse plant life and importance of urban wetland ecology; wear comfortable closed...

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 9:30am Swamp Saturday Dog Daze

Celebrate National Walk Your Pet Month; leisurely, guided nature walk through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails, departing from Swamp Shop & Visitor's Center; variety of wildlife; learn about the diverse plant life and...

Sat, 01/10/2015 - 9:30am Yoga in the Park

Intensify the yoga experience by focusing awareness, breathing deeply, practicing stillness; meet at Swamp Shop & Visitor’s Center; for all levels; bring yoga mat and water; (706) 828-2109

Sat, 02/14/2015 - 6:00pm Valentine's Picnic in the Park

Romantic, guided dusk walk, followed by hot cocoa and sweet treats under the blanket by the fire; acoustic guitar and sounds of the swamp; wear comfortable closed toe shoes, bring water to drink; no dogs; departs from Swamp Shop & Visitor’s...

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 9:30am Swamp Saturday Guided Bike Ride

Gentle bike ride through approximately seven miles of wetlands trails; meet in front of Swamp Shop; view the variety of wildlife and learn about the diverse plant life and importance of urban wetland ecology; bring your own bike, wear comfortable...