Piedmont

Piedmont region

Ball's Ferry

The Ball's Ferry property is located in Toomsboro and is 525 acres. This property offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl. There is a boat ramp that can be used for fishing access. No camping allowed on the area. 

Perry Dove Field

The Perry Dove Field is a 1,500-acre property located in Perry. This area offers hunting opportunities for youth archery deer hunting and dove. No camping is allowed on the property. This property is only open to the public during hunt dates.

Camp Thunder VPA

Camp Thunder VPA is a 1,627 acre property located outside of Thomaston. Opportunities include archery hunting for deer, turkey and small game during state seasons. No ATVs or camping allowed. Hunters utilizing this area for deer or turkey hunting should be sure to check their game using Georgia Game Check and select the Private Land option.

Rock Ranch Dove Field

The Rock Ranch Dove Field is a 16-acre property located near Barnesville. This area offers hunting opportunities for dove.


Voluntary Public Access Area 

Rock Ranch Dove Field is a Voluntary Public Access (VPA) property. Since 2014 through a USDA grant, the Wildlife Resources Division has been able to enhance and add to its WMA program through additional temporary agreements with private landowners for public hunting opportunities.

Standing Boy Creek

The Standing Boy Creek property is located in Muscogee County just north of the City of Columbus. This 1,580-acre property lies on the shore of Lake Oliver and offers excellent opportunity for hunting, hiking and wildlife viewing. The property is mostly wooded and has good populations of white-tailed deer, turkey, waterfowl and other small game along with youth dove hunts.

Sandhills WMA: West

Sandhills Wildlife Management Area is located in Taylor County on the north side of GA Highway 96 and about 2.5 miles west of the square in Butler. This 1,576-acre property offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. No camping is allowed.