West Point Wildlife Management Area

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West Point Wildlife Management Area

Georgia

(478) 825-6354

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Overview

West Point Wildlife Management Area contains three managed impoundments that are hunted on a quota basis. Also, there are over 40 acres of goose grazing pastures that attract geese and are open for hunting. This 10,000 acre Wildlife Management Area open to hunting deer, turkey, small game, and waterfowl with archery, firearms, and primitive weapons. Please note that there is no fishing on managed waterfowl impoundments.

Map of West Point Wildlife Management Area (GA)

Latitude, Longitude: 33.143732, -85.087309

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Activities

  • Camping

    Three campgrounds are located along Owensbyville Road in a centrally located area within the wildlife management area, providing easy access to West Point Lake (managed by the Army Corps of Engineers).

  • Fishing

    Fishing is available close by in the bordering Army Corps of Engineers-managed West Point Lake for an abundance of types of fish, including bass (large-mouthed, spotted, hybrid), crappie, and catfish (flathead, blue, channel).

  • Hiking

    The wildlife management area maintains one interpretive trail.

  • Hunting

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

  • Picnicking

    A picnic area is located by the campground.

Directions

Driving

DIRECTIONS FROM LaGRANGE: Take GA Hwy. 219 north 0.5 miles past Chattahoochee River Bridge; turn right on Old Whitley Rd. Follow signs to check station and kiosk.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(478) 825-6354

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