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Wildlife Management Areas in Georgia

Clayhole Swamp WMA

Clayhole Swamp Wildlife Management Area is located in Glynn County. This 8,555 acre property has hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, waterfowl,and small game. The area west of firebreak along the west side of Cowpen Swamp is archery only for all species. 

 

Cedar Creek WMA

Cedar Creek Wildlife Management Area is located in Putnam, Jones, and Jasper counties. This 40,000 acre property has hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, and dove. No ATVs are allowed on the property.

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 area 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.

Bartram Forest WMA

Bartram Forest Wildlife Management Area is located in Baldwin County. This 1,343 acre property provides archery hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. Gates may be opened or closed at the discretion of the Georgia Forestry Commission. No camping allowed on the WMA.

B.F. Grant WMA

The B.F. Grant Wildlife Management Area is located in Eatonton. This 11,400 acre property has hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, dove and waterfowl.

This area is owned by The University of Georgia who controls the opening of some gates on the property and access to fishing in the lake.

Altamaha WMA

The Altamaha Waterfowl Management Area at Altamaha WMA consists of 3,154 acres of managed waterfowl impoundments and some 27,000 acres of bottomland hardwoods and cypress-tupelo swamps. The property offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, waterfowl, and dove.

The waterfowl impoundments are in three units. Each unit provides a different type of hunting opportunity: