North Georgia Mountains

Buck Shoals WMA

The Buck Shoals Wildlife Management area is located in White County. This 582 acre property exclusively offers Youth hunting and fishing events, including the very popular "Hunt and Learn" programs for deer, turkey and small game. Buck Shoals has Youth Quota hunts for deer, bear, small game and dove. This are is pet friendly.  


Berry College WMA

Berry College Wildlife Management Area is located in Floyd County. This 15,029 acre property offers hunting for deer, bear, turkey, small game and dove. Hunters may not use the main campus for gaining access. Firearms and archery equipment are prohibited on Berry College Refuge. No ATVs are allowed on the WMA. Trails are closed all during firearm deer season and before 10:00 a.m. during deer archery and turkey season. No night hunting.

Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site

» Pet Notice:
› Leashed pets are allowed on historic site trails, however, they are not allowed in buildings. Please view our Park Rules page for more information.

"The Dahlonega Gold Museum, one of Georgia’s oldest standing courthouse buildings, is a sentinel reminder of the spirit of America’s first major gold rush, a guardian of the region’s rich cultural legacy and is a symbolic heart for a historic community."

Allatoona WMA

Allatoona Wildlife Management Area is located in Cherokee and Bartow counties and owned by The Corps of Engineers. This 6,818 acre property offers hunting opportunities for deer, bear, turkey, small game and waterfowl. No ATVs and no camping allowed on the WMA.

Hardman Farm State Historic Site

» Pet Notice:
› Leashed pets are not allowed on the property. Please view our Park Rules page for more information.

This property is managed by nearby Smithgall Woods State Park.

The Sautee Nacoochee Indian Mound at Hardman Farm is perhaps the best known feature of Hardman Farm, located just south of Helen in White County. The gazebo-topped mound and cow pasture is a favorite landmark in north Georgia with exceptional ties to Native American history.

Cloudland Canyon State Park

"Rediscover nature‘s role through the ages by exploring Cloudland Canyon State Park’s water-carved canyons and caves surrounded by the breathtaking views and rugged geology of the Cumberland Plateau."

Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, Cloudland Canyon is one of the largest and most scenic parks in the state. Home to thousand-foot deep canyons, sandstone cliffs, wild caves, waterfalls, cascading creeks, dense woodland and abundant wildlife, the park offers ample outdoor recreation opportunities.