Georgia Wildlife Resources Division
2070 U.S. Hwy. 278, SE, Social Circle, GA 30025
Cohutta WMA : Rocky Flats Road (FS 630D) is closed due to storm damage and will re-open when repairs are completed.
Chestatee WMA : Boggs Creek Road is open for day use only.
Lake Russell WMA : Frady Branch Road is open seasonally for big game hunts and turkey season.
Ocmulgee WMA : The gate at the railroad crossing (past the check station) is currently closed due to rising river levels. Note: all gates will be closed beginning Mon. Mar. 2 and will re-open on Mar. 20, 2015 for turkey season.
Elmodel WMA : Bridge formerly available on this WMA is currently closed. Alternative routes have been established. Please see linked map for details.
Mayhaw WMA : Due to excess rainfall followed by creek flooding, many roads on this WMA are impassable. Hunters are asked to use caution and should not attempt to drive through flooded areas of the roads.
Grand Bay WMA :
Due to military training needs on the federally owned portion (Hwy. 221 tract) of Grand Bay WMA, that section will be closed to public access on the following dates:2015-16 ;
In addition to the dates linked in previous paragraph, hunting on the federally owned portion of Grand Bay WMA will be closed on the following 2015 dates: Oct. 24-25; Oct. 31-Nov. 1, Nov. 7-8 and Nov. 14-15 (tentatively closed).
WMAs along Altamaha River: Roads within WMAs along the Altamaha River may be flooded and impassable. Proceed with caution and do not drive a vehicle into deep water. These roads may not be gated or listed as closed. Access to the McGowan Lake tract (Altamaha WMA) is limited and access to the lake is closed due to road damage by the rising water levels.