Folkston, in southeast Georgia, is the perfect place to unwind. From an eco-tour highlighting the history, culture, and ecology of the Okefenokee Swamp, to the nearby coastal areas, to shopping in our historic Downtown, to the relaxing Southern hospitality of a bed & breakfast, we have it all. Railroad enthusiasts love the frequent trains that pass through town. They are our only traffic! Folkston's hidden treasures are many. Stop by one of our area businesses or the Chamber of Commerce for a free copy of Folkston Then and Now, a self-guided walking tour. You will be welcomed by the friendliest smile across the St. Marys River.