Broad River Wildlife Management Area

Quick Facts

Broad River Wildlife Management Area


(706) 595-4222

Map Directions

Things To Do



Broad River Wildlife Management Area is located in Elbert, Lincoln and Wilkes counties in northeast Georgia, relatively close to the South Carolina / Georgia border. The wildlife management area extends over 1,500 acres. Activities to partake in here include fishing, hiking and hunting. A variety of hunting is available including deer, turkey, dove, and small game and furbearers.

Map of Broad River Natural Area (GA)

Latitude, Longitude: 34.182412, -83.146377



  • Fishing

    Fishing is permitted on the Broad River Unless otherwise posted. A fishing license only is required to fish on WMAs. A WMA license is not required for anglers possessing a valid 1-day, Honorary/Disability, Sportsman or Lifetime License.

  • Hiking

    The trail system is largely unmaintained roads and limited foot paths. Those exploring off trails should take a map and compass.

  • Hunting

    Deer, turkey, small game, furbearers and dove. Contact Georgia DNR for more information, regulations and seasons.


Pre-season scouting, hiking, picnicking, canoeing, and other recreational uses are allowed year-round, unless otherwise posted at the WMA check station or at a specific recreation site. There is no camping allowed at Broad River.



From Elberton: Take Hwy 72 east 11 miles. Turn right on Hwy 79; go 7.3 miles to River Rd., turn right. Go 0.75 miles to Sign-In board on left.

Phone Numbers


(706) 595-4222