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P.O.Box 1497 Darien, Georgia 31305        912.437.6684 (Phone)      912.437.5251 (Fax)

Frequently Asked Questions

WHERE DO I GO TO SEE COASTAL BIRDS?

Various options are available depending on the time you have to spend. An overlook tower is located in the Altamaha Wildlife Management Area in the Altamaha River Delta located just south of Darien off US Highway 17 N. View the Colonial Coast Birding Trail.
http://georgiawildlife.dnr.state.ga.us/content/birdingtrailmap.asp

Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge has several ponds where our coastal birds can be seen. It is situated in the north end of McIntosh Co just off US Highway 17; the gate is located off Harris Neck Road and is open for daylight hours seven days a week.
http://www.fws.gov/harrisneck/

HOW DO I GET TO SAPELO ISLAND?

Contact the Sapelo Island Visitors Center 912-437-3224 to make a reservation for a tour and ferry ride. Winter, Spring and Fall offers two tours weekly; Summer Season offers three tours weekly. The tours are four-hours round-trip and you should pack a cooler with water and snacks. Also during the summer months a full-day tour is offered on the last Tuesday of each month.

912-437-3224
sapelovc(at)darientel.net

WHERE IS WOLF ISLAND?

Located in the barrier island waterways of McIntosh County, Wolf Island is fully restricted and protected by the US Dept of the Interior, Department of Fish and Wildlife Service.
http://www.fws.gov/wolfisland/

WHERE IS THE CLOSEST BEACH?

Sapelo Island and Blackbeard Island, both attainable by watercraft only.

WHAT KIND OF FISH ARE BITING NOW?

Check out updated reports at Georga Outdoor News:
http://www.gon.com/page.php?id=93&cid=83

HOW DO I GET TO THE SAPELO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE?

Contact the Sapelo Island Visitors center for information and reservations.

912-437-3224
sapelovc(at)darientel.net
http://www.gastateparks.org/info/sapelo/

WHERE CAN I BUY FISHING OR HUNTING LICENSE?

Contact First Georgia Hardware and Marine located on Broad Street.

912-437-4366

Online at:
For hunting click here
For fishing click here

WHERE CAN I FIND LIVE BAIT?

First Georgia Hardware and Marine in Darien

206 Broad Street
Darien, GA 31305

912-437-4366

LITTLE KNOWN SECRET:(this great hardware store also offers local shrimp frozen right off the boat and in one pound packages in all count sizes-JUST OPEN THE FREEZER AND PICK WHAT YOU WANT!)

Two-way Fish Camp

S. Altamaha River

US Highway 17 N (next to Mud Cat Charlie's Restaurant)

912-265-0410

WHERE DO I SEARCH FOR HISTORIC RECORDS?

Contact the Lower Altamaha Historical Society for information about their research facility located at the Fort King George Historic site in Darien.

 

 

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