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Rich Mountain WMA: Cartecay Tract

Rich Mountain WMA: Cartecay Tract is a 2,142-acre property located in Gilmer County. This WMA offers archery hunting opportunities for deer, bear, turkey and small game. All horse and bicycle trails are closed before 10:00 am during deer, bear and turkey seasons. No ATVs allowed on the property.

Accommodations & Facilities


  • Archery
  • Biking
  • Canoeing
  • Geocaching — not allowed before 10 a.m. during turkey season
  • Hiking Trails
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • River Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing

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