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.

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, 12/10/2016 - 9:30am

Nature hike for children; story before exploring and experiencing nature first-hand; limited space, registration required; (706) 396-1424, info@phinizycenter.org

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 10:00am

For children through age 5; stories, crafts and hands-on fun in nature; limited space, registration required; (706) 396-1424, info@phinizycenter.org

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 9:00am

4H is offering a program at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park for youth and their parents: 4-H Family Yoga! Join in for a low pressure, fun, and relaxing yoga class for all experience levels. The class will meet at the Visitor Center.
Our...

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 9:00am

Yoga for Kids (and their parents) Come join us every 3rd Saturday of the month starting at 9 AM, at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park (near the educational buildings) for a low pressure, fun, and relaxing yoga class for youth and their parents, of all...

Sat, 12/17/2016 - 10:00am

Swamp Treks will bring nature to life for 3rd – 8th grade children. Focused on making the outdoors exciting, Swamp Treks makes it fun to gain respect for the environment and to enjoy wildlife. Split into two age groups, 3rd – 5th, and 6th – 8th,...

Fri, 01/27/2017 - 9:00pm

From the serenade of tree frogs to the soothing calls of Barred Owls, the sounds of the Swamp come alive at night! Join us as we celebrate a walk in the light of a full moon by taking you on a guided, leisurely hike through the Nature Park trails...

Sat, 02/04/2017 - 9:30am

Enjoy a guided, leisurely hike through approximately 2.5 miles of nature park trails with your 4 legged best friend. Pets & their humans will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife and learning about the diverse plant life & importance of...

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 2:12pm

Enjoy a guided, gentle bike ride through approximately 7 miles of wetlands trails. Children & adults will enjoy viewing the variety of wildlife and learning about the diverse plant life & importance of urban wetland ecology. Please bring...

Sat, 03/11/2017 - 6:30pm

Presented by the Astronomy Club of Augusta, guests will enjoy the beauty of this evening viewing craters of the moon & various constellations through telescopes & binoculars provided by the club. (Please feel free to visit their website...

Sat, 05/20/2017 - 1:00pm

Cost per Group – $39 ($29 Friends of Phinizy)
(A group is up to 6 campers. $5 per additional camper per site.)
Camp out under the stars at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park and enjoy an evening of activities, camp fire eats, and more! Family...

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 9:00pm

From the serenade of tree frogs to the soothing calls of Barred Owls, the sounds of the Swamp come alive at night! Join us as we celebrate a walk in the light of a full moon by taking you on a guided, leisurely hike through the Nature Park trails...

Sat, 10/21/2017 - 9:00am

Georgia’s 70,150 miles of streams and rivers need your help! Our waterways provide us with fresh drinking water, great recreational opportunities like canoeing and fishing, and they serve as a pleasant respite from our busy day to day lives. This...

Sat, 10/28/2017 - 1:00pm

$39 per Group ($29 per Group for Friends of Phinizy)
(A group is up to 6 campers. $5 per additional camper per site. Maximum of 12 campers per campsite.)
Camp out under the stars at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park and enjoy an evening of...

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 9:00pm

From the serenade of tree frogs to the soothing calls of Barred Owls, the sounds of the Swamp come alive at night! Join us as we celebrate a walk in the light of a full moon by taking you on a guided, leisurely hike through the Nature Park trails...

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