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.


Phone Number: 

(706) 828-2109

Email 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, 12/06/2014 - 9:30am Swamp Saturday Guided Hike

2.5 miles of nature park trails; variety of wildlife; learn about diverse plant life and importance of urban wetland ecology; meet at Swamp Shop & Visitor's Center; wear comfortable closed toe shoes, bring drinking water; strollers...

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 9:00pm Full Moon Hike

From the summer serenade of tree frogs to the soothing calls of Barred Owls, the sounds of the swamp come alive at night; guided walk in the light of a full moon; reservations required; (706) 828-2109

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 9:00am Augusta-Aiken Audubon Driving Field Trip at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

Meet in parking lot; take trucks and drive around park looking for waterfowl, rails, bitterns and other birds; Anne Waters and Lois Stacey lead

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 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