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Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

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The last time my husband, kids and I came here was when they first opened. It's changed alot... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Augusta, GA
Pretty park and must be nicer in the spring and cooler months

We had to evacuate from Charleston, SC from a possible landfall of Hurricane Florence so we went to... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Charleston, South Carolina
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1858 Lock and Dam Rd, Augusta, GA 30906-9613
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All reviews bug spray cooler months hour walk animal life migratory birds different areas beautiful sunny day several miles visitor's center nice walk peaceful place saturday morning couple of hours gift shop turtles osprey paths
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I’ve heard good things about Phinizy Swamp do I’m not sure if we didn’t go to the right places. The beginning of our walk was nice but then we ended in a place where there was not much to see and the walk back to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank O2779ROmariar
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There are signs all over saying auto break in do occur do not leave valuables in vehicle. We did not leave anything in our vehicle but it was still broken into. Front drive window smashed. When we contacted police they were nonchalant and said well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank nick c
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We were a group of 4, and had a nice walk (about 3 miles), and saw plenty of birds (Cormorants, American Coots, White Herons) and one turtle, and a dead green snake, and a blue lizard shedding skin. The wood walking bridges need repairs( many...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank SingingGourmet
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The last time my husband, kids and I came here was when they first opened. It's changed alot. (for the better) We truly enjoyed the views from the boardwalks. We walked and walked just to clear our heads. It was quiet and we enjoyed watching...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank HeatherD3
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We had to evacuate from Charleston, SC from a possible landfall of Hurricane Florence so we went to Augusta. This is one of the few places we visited. It was a nice place to walk around, albeit a bit hot but nothing can be done...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank dolphins66
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We evacuated from Hurricane Florence and spent the morning here. Neat spot. Fascinating use of natural filters for wastewater. A good place to spend a couple of hours for a nice walk.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Charles J
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Excellent place for a walk in nature. However, it has significantly changed since I was here a few years back.... 1). Boardwalks need repair, 2). scrub plants and trees have grown up to block views, 3). Poison Ivy, poison oak, briars have overgrown many areas...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank drronline
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We were at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park at the end of April and it was delightful. This area is very picturesque with numerous boardwalks leading to different areas. The trees were covered with moss and provided a great reflection in the ponds below making for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank luvcruzin2
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

First time visiting. Never considered visiting a swamp. I was surprised at how nice it was. The area is set up nicely. It was enjoyable walking the trail and viewing the different ecosystems. The animal life is abundant and you feel immersed in it. However...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Rizzo8520
Reviewed 11 July 2018

This is a great way to see bugs, butterflys and wildlife. Its best to go frist thing or last thing in the day during warmer months winter time you can still have things to see!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Response from bztaxi75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. It is free. Wear comfortable clothes and take water. It is beautiful.
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Response from AngieVStewart | Reviewed this property |
As long as they are leashed