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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 1 week ago
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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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!

Thank rkwonder
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful walk. Numerous birds, butterflies and dragonflies. Go when it's cool outside because the heat is a monster in the summer. There were groups of children learning while we visited but they were safely shaded. On many trails, absolutely no shade exists but some of...More

1  Thank teridGA
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice walk especially if you go durning morning time. I would recommend going when it has not rained the day before.

Thank Rahul V
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Having lived in Augusta 33 years,this is my first visit to the Phinizy Swamp Nature Park. What a pleasant surprise. Many short trails accessible by walker or wheel chairs and miles of easily trails along the ponds and swamps for those not restricted. Ample opportunities...More

1  Thank rdb613
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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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As long as they are leashed