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Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum and Nature Center

681 Fort Argyle Rd, Savannah, GA 31419-9239
+1 912-748-8068
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History & nature all rolled into one convenient package.......

I understand how difficult it is to manage an "attraction" w/ only volunteer labor so am giving the... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Athens, Georgia

Great little side trip to take in the local history. Take a walk along the canal and view the... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Somersworth, New Hampshire
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“trails” (5 reviews)
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681 Fort Argyle Rd, Savannah, GA 31419-9239
Yamacraw Village
+1 912-748-8068
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

I understand how difficult it is to manage an "attraction" w/ only volunteer labor so am giving the benefit of the doubt to them hence the four stars. The museum was not open despite it being during posted open hours; restrooms were supposedly closed but...More

Thank tencatdaddy
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Great little side trip to take in the local history. Take a walk along the canal and view the markers that explain the local natural habitat.

1  Thank rlehoullier
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Mud is optional at the end of the trail, the kids and dog kept going through some of the marsh :) Lots of great scenery and an overall peaceful place to walk and explore as a family. Nice porch made by Eagle Scouts suitable for...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 15 May 2016

My wife and I drove to visit based on reviews here. We arrived about 3:30 pm on a Saturday, when it supposedly was open til 5. We particularly enjoy local history so were looking forward to the visit. The museum was closed with no indication...More

1  Thank David K
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We were looking for a pretty, interesting place to hike and this turned up in a search. The museum is small but they show a 12 min film about the canal and surrounding area that is very informative. You can walk down the tow paths...More

Thank HerrHugel
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Savannah-Ogeechee Canal Museum and Nature Center has a small and modest visitor's center, with a small gift shop. When I went, there was a very enthusiastic and informative worker at the shop, who explained what there was to do and see at the site. If...More

Thank Andi55_13
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Please stop by...it's a few dollars (honor system) and so very peaceful. A butterfly garden and tons of trails and one of the highlights of my trip to Savannah. We were the only ones there and wandered for quite a while. Took some of my...More

2  Thank Rhonda W
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Visit an old canal site and learn the role it played in Savannah History. Learn about its place in Sherman's attack on the city. The old brick locks are unique. Walk the trail beside the canal to reach the Ogeechee River. An easy walk with...More

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Since we're camping at nearby Savannah Oaks, we decided to spend an afternoon hiking here. My husband and I paid our $5 family fee and with a trail map in hand took off on the Tow Path Trail. It was a cold day (highs in...More

1  Thank Traci B
Reviewed 29 October 2014

There are wonderful trails through the swamps populated with wildlife and interesting history of the canals and the locks. We were fortunate enough to be able to talk with the gentleman who volunteers his days to restore the center and is so passionate about the...More

Thank llh007
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