Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Folkston, GA 31537
Wildlife Refuge: Birding, Fish, Hike, Picnic, RV, Walk, Water Sports
Banks Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in Lanier County, near Lakeland, GA, as part of a much larger blackwater system. The refuge was established in 1985 for the protection and conservation of this unique environment as well as migratory and resident wildlife. Banks Lake is natural pocosin or sink of ancient geologic origin.