Chickasawhatchee Wildlife Management Area

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Chickasawhatchee Wildlife Management Area

Georgia

(229) 430-4254

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Overview

Chickasawhatchee Wildlife Management Area is one of Georgia's many wildlife management areas. In fact, Georgia's Department of Natural Resources is proud to say that there's one within an hour's drive of every Georgian. This WMA is located in southwest Georgia. The wildlife management area extends over 19,700 acres. Activities to partake in here include bicycling, boating, camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, and hunting. A variety of hunting is available including deer, turkey, dove, feral hog, small game and furbearers.

Map of Chickasawhatchee Wildlife Management Area (GA)

Latitude, Longitude: 31.500995, -84.451733

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Activities

  • Boating

    Please contact park services for more information.

  • Bicycling

    Bicycling is restricted to open, improved roads, designated trails or designated areas.

  • Camping

    There are two primitive campgrounds open year round. All camps must be in designated campgrounds, unless otherwise indicated or posted at the WMA check station. Camping or driving motor vehicles upon wildlife food plantings is prohibited. Camping or establishment of a campsite shall be limited to a period of time not to exceed 14 consecutive days unless the campsite is vacated and all personally owned property or physical features of the campsite are removed for a period of not less than seven days. A new campsite may not be re-established within one mile of the vacated campsite. Loaded firearms are prohibited in camping areas, except for those with a valid weapons carry license. Campers are responsible for their own trash.

    No person shall unreasonably disturb or annoy others through abrasive, insulting, or threatening words or actions, or disobey any lawful order of a law enforcement official, or act in a manner resulting in a breach of the peace. No generators, musical instruments, radios, televisions, or other noise-making devices may be used after 10 p.m. or before 7 a.m. EST, in such a manner that they may be heard by other WMA visitors.

  • Fishing

    Please contact park services for more information.

  • Hiking

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

  • Horseback Riding

    Horseback riding is restricted to open, improved roads, designated trails or designated areas.

  • Hunting

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

Seasonality/Weather

Camping, 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.

Directions

Driving

From Albany: Take Hwy. 91 south 4 miles to jct. with Hwy. 62; turn right and go 15 miles; follow signs to check station.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(229) 430-4254

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