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Savannah National Wildlife Refuge

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694 Beech Hill Ln, Hardeeville, SC 29927-8958
+1 843-784-2468
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Worth a visit

Visited when I had a few hours to kill and am really glad that I did. Lots of wildlife and a very... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
KirstynNC
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North beack md
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Nice excursion

Unlike so many attractions, this is free of charge. The whole thing takes around half an hour and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
OfficialD
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“mile drive” (50 reviews)
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694 Beech Hill Ln, Hardeeville, SC 29927-8958
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited when I had a few hours to kill and am really glad that I did. Lots of wildlife and a very pretty drive. Not a place to spend more than an hour or so, but if you are in the area, check it out!

Thank KirstynNC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unlike so many attractions, this is free of charge. The whole thing takes around half an hour and comprises a self drive through some lowland areas. There are stopping points where you can tune your radio in to listen to a commentary about a particular...More

1  Thank OfficialD
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We had visitors so decided to finally take a ride there, unfortunately on our way it started to rain heavily. We followed the trail and viewed a couple of gators -same in my pond- and frogs and that's about it. But obviously the rain may...More

1  Thank mdmaviation
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Nice place to visit, just a short drive from Savannah. This area both has walking trails and a 4 mile drive where you can look for alligators, birds, and other animals. We actually saw two alligators. No entrance fee.

Thank Edward S
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My brother wanted to come here, so I was a sport and came along. Loop about a half hour out of Savannah. Drive through slowly and read the signs and look for the gators. Change from the historic district, but I prefer the historic district.

Thank Sightsee_Eat
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We went at noon on a hot summer day , so really didn't see much wildlife. Calm 4 mile drive. Go early in the day instead Get a map from the visitor center to find the walking paths. single care path, but can pull over...More

Thank SidB_atl
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Savannah National Wildlife Refuge is about a 20 minute drive north of Savannah on Hwy 17. The scenic drive is 4 miles long & we took 2 hours to drive through it so we could look for the gators and birds. We saw 5 gators,...More

Thank Retta_ok
Reviewed 9 July 2017

If you're nearby or in Savannah, this can be a fun diversion. We wanted to get out of the heat so driving through the preserve in our air conditioned car seemed nice. There's lots of information, the place is well kept, you can go out...More

1  Thank WarrenTravler
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My daughter and son-in-law were in for 5 days over the July 4th weekend so we decided to come here and see what is was all about. My wife and I are here for 9+ years and have never been. Now I know why. What...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

The four mile nature drive is a Must Do -- just be sure to slow your roll and let your eyes take it in so that you don't miss the birds dancing on the lily pads or the alligator taking a slow paddle in the...More

1  Thank Barb S
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FBC00
4 August 2017|
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Response from gdanadana | Reviewed this property |
I don't know too much about golf carts but the road through the refuge is long and rough. I only saw cars and trucks on the road. However, I think a golf cart could get through.
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laurielesley
29 November 2016|
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Response from Dave V |
Your tax dollars. That's it!
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laurielesley
29 November 2016|
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Response from Whispermom | Reviewed this property |
A Family membership to Friends of Savannah National Wildlife Refuge is $25, individuals are $15. Volunteers are very welcome, and are the backbone of the refuge. There is o charge to visit, and trust me, the visitors... More
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