Experiences & Amenities
The maritime hammock provides important roosting habitat for birds. Be on the lookout for a variety of wading birds along the 11-mile shoreline on the Ochlockonee Bay.
Expect to see herons and egrets wading along the coastline. You’ll often see osprey soaring overhead as they hunt for fish. Sometimes you’ll see osprey in the nest.
Watch for white-tailed deer and a variety of other mammals.
While alligators will swim in saltwater, they prefer freshwater lakes, streams and rivers. Be cautious and give them plenty of space.
Also keep a look out for other reptiles. It’s common to see a variety of venomous and non-venomous snakes, including Eastern diamondback rattlesnakes and pygmy rattlesnakes.