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There is one entrance to Okenfenokee Swamp. When visiting Stephen C. Foster State Park, you can see spanish moss draped from tall branches, cyprus knees rising out of black waters, and alligators, deer, and herons exploring their native habitat. There are more than 12,000 American Alligators in the swamp. Visitors can see them from boats on their own or on tours of the 402,000-acre refuge. For a more in-depth study, attend a southeastern snake encounter or astronomy session to see more than meets the eye. Visitors can stay in cabins either at Stephen C Foster State Park or at the Suwannee River Eco Lodge, location 17 miles south from the park.