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Oconee WMA

Oconee Wildlife Management Area is a 7,400-acre area located in Greene, Hancock, and Putnam Counties in east-central Georgia. Typical of Piedmont landscapes, the area consist largely of rolling hills interspersed with creeks. It also borders Lake Oconee and Lake Sinclair created by the impoundment of the Oconee River. Habitat types include mixed pine/hardwoods, pure hardwood, and planted pine stands. Wildlife openings consists of fallow fields, planted food plots, and timber clear-cuts. The area offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, and dove.

The Rock Hawk Trails and Effigy is an archery-only area open for deer, turkey and small game.

The Dan Denton Waterfowl Area is a 100-acre impoundment managed for waterfowl. No fishing or hunting (other than for ducks and geese and archery deer hunting during statewide archery and primitive weapons season) on waterfowl impoundments.

Accommodations & Facilities


  • Archery
  • Geocaching — NOT allowed during managed hunts or before 10 a.m. during turkey season
  • Hunting
  • Lake Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing

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