Come camp at Griffis Fish Camp Friday, paddle 14 miles to Fargo Saturday, camp again, and paddle 7.5 miles Sunday from Stephen C. Foster State Park in the Okefenokee Swamp, back to camp, all on the blackwater Suwannee River. And see the drawing for the kayak raffle for a Perception Swifty Deluxe 95 Angler Sit Inside Kayak!
Photo: Gretchen Quarterman for WWALS. WWALS Kayak Raffle Drawing at Griffis Fish Camp, 2018-12-09.
4:00 PM Friday, December 6, 2019, camp at Griffis Fish Camp
9:00 AM Saturday, December 7, 2019, paddle down to Fargo Ramp
8:30 AM Sunday, December 8, 2019, paddle from Stephen C. Foster State Park Ramp back to camp
Griffis Fish Camp, 10333 Ga Highway 177 Fargo, Georgia 31631, in Clinch County.
From Fargo, travel south on US 441 to CR 177; turn left and travel 10 miles northeast; Griffis Fish Camp is on left.
GPS: 30.728505, -82.4436
Bring: You must wear a PFD and have a tow rope. Also boat, paddles, food, drinking water, warm clothes, and first aid kit. Also trash pickers and trash bags: every WWALS outing is also a cleanup.
Free: This outing is free to WWALS members, and $10 (ten dollars) for non-members for each day. So if you paddle Saturday and Sunday and you are not a member, that will be $20. Becoming a member is only $25…. We recommend you support the work of WWALS by becoming a WWALS member today!
If you want to camp at the State Park, reserve well in advance through
If you don’t want to camp, there are cabins at the State Park, and the nearby Eco-Lodge has heated hotel rooms.
Griffis Fish Camp lost in distant haze. Photo: Wayne Morgan for WWALS on Southwings flight, pilot Allen Nodorft, 2019-10-05.
Duration: 3 days
Shuttle distance: 11.6 miles each way Griffis FC to Fargo
6.6 miles each way SCF SP to Griffis FC
Shuttle duration: 30 minutes round trip Griffis FC to Fargo
20 minutes round trip SCF SP to Griffis FC
GA 177 towards SCF State Park; Suwannee River on the left. Photo: Wayne Morgan for WWALS on Southwings flight, pilot Allen Nodorft, 2019-10-05
Paddle distance: 14 + 7.5 miles
Host: Bobby McKenzie
Contact: Shirley Kokidko
in case of high or low water is:
Saturday, December 7, 2019: paddle to Minnies Lake from Stephen C. Foster State Park Ramp.
Sunday, December 8, 2019: paddle to Billys Island from Stephen C. Foster State Park Ramp.
-jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®
You can join this fun and work by becoming a WWALS member today!