A 7-day pass good for the east or west entrance to the refuge costs $5 per private vehicle. Fee at the north entrance near Waycross is $17 per person; $16 (ages 3-11, ages 62+ and active military with ID). Combination admission and boat tour (from Waycross entrance) $27; $22 (ages 3-11).
East entrance open daily a half-hour before dawn-7:30 p.m., Mar.-Oct.; a half-hour before dawn-5:30 p.m., rest of year; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. West entrance daily 7 a.m.-10 p.m.; closed Christmas. North entrance daily 9-5:30; hours may vary in Dec.; phone ahead. North entrance closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.