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Folkston Funnel
Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce
Between Main Street and Martin Str
Folkston, GA 31537
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Phone: 912-496-2536

The Folkston Funnel is located at MP 602.2 on the Nahunta Subdivision of the CSXT, Jacksonville services lane. Train watchers from all over the world enjoy coming to Folkston’s Funnel to watch over 60 trains a day. You can see six Amtrak trains each day passing through the Funnel, and The Tropicana Juice Train moves from Bradenton, Florida, to Kearney, New Jersey five nights a week. Lights, electric outlets, floodlights shining on the tracks from each end for night viewing and a picnic table and grill are also available for visitors.
Homeland Walking Track
Folkston, GA 31537
Enjoy walking and watching the train at the Homeland Walking Track. It is a one mile track with benches located along the side of the railroad.
Jesse Crews Memorial Park
3795 Main Street
Folkston, GA 31537
Phone: 912-496-2536
The Jesse Crews Memorial Park is located in downtown Folkston along the west side of the CSX Railroad mainline. Shaded by giant oak trees, the park is a popular place for train watchers and tourists. The renovated Train Depot houses the Train Museum and gift shop, the Regional Visitor Information Center, and the offices of the Okefenokee Chamber of Commerce and the Development Authority of the City of Folkston & Charlton County.
Newell Lodge
POB 627
Folkston, GA 31537
Phone: 912-496-4017
Fax: 912-496-4008

Link: Newell Lodge
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge
Folkston, GA 31537
Phone: 912-496-7836
Has visitors center, exhibits, wildlife observation drive, hiking trails, boardwalk, observation tower, picnic areas, and is open for fishing. There are guided boat tours, motorboat and canoe rentals and Camp Cornelia Café available at Okefenokee Adventures Concessions.
Okefenokee Sporting Clays
Folkston, GA 31537
Phone: 912-496-2417
Enjoy shotgun shooting on this lakeside course. Skeet shooting area offered, and clubhouse, certified shooting instructor available. Open Saturday and Sunday.
Sardis Church
Folkston, GA 31537
The oldest active church in Charlton County was organized prior to 1821. The pulpit in the church has been in continual use for more than a century. A hole in the pulpit caused by a musket ball fired by a soldier defending the church serves as a reminder of the nation’s war with the Native Americans. Services are held the third Sunday of the month.
St. Mary’s – Satilla Rivers
Folkston, GA 31537
The scenic rivers are ideal choices for boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, picnicking, and camping on their many white sandbars. There are five public boat ramps within the county. The St. Mary’s River, originating in the Okefenokee Swamp, is one of the most crooked rivers in the world. The St. Mary’s is about 65 miles from its source to the mouth, the Atlantic Ocean. If the river were straight, it would be about 175 miles. In the 1800s, old sailing vessels known as “tramps” would come hundreds of miles to procure drinking water from the St. Mary’s River for their long voyages. The St. Mary’s River divides Georgia and Florida. The Satilla River is in the northern part of Charlton County separating Charlton and Camden Counties. The scenic river is bordered by native trees and plants and is a favorite spot for fishermen.
Stephen Foster State Park
Folkston, GA 31537
Phone: 912-637-5247
Located 17 miles northeast of Fargo on Highway 177. This entrance is managed by the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites. Enjoy 25 miles of day-use waterways, the one-mile Trembling Earth Nature Trail, boat ramp, motorboat and canoe rentals, picnic shelters, Interpretive Center and Museum, cabin rentals, tent, and RV camping sites.
The Charlton County Courthouse
Folkston, GA 31537
The present courthouse, located at the east end of Main Street, was built in 1928 and has the distinction of being the only courthouse in the state of Georgia without the county name chiseled into the building.
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