Coastal Plains in Georgia

Moody Forest WMA

Moody Forest Wildlife Management Area encompasses 2,700 acres of state-owned property and 1,732 acres owned by The Nature Conservancy. Moody Forest is an irreplaceable, one-of-a-kind treasure. One of the nation's last remaining old-growth forest featuring longleaf pines 200–300 years old and mammoth tupelo cypress more than 600 years old.

Mead Farm WMA

Mead Farm Wildlife Management Area is a 200-acre property located in Burke County. The WMA consists of approximately 90 acres of wetlands and 110 acres of uplands. Mead Farm offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl. No vehicles or ATVs are allowed on the property.

Mayhaw WMA

Mayhaw Wildlife Management Area is 6300 acres of property in Miller County. It offers hunting opportunity for deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl. The property supports a significant population of Bachman's sparrows, gopher tortoise and other priority species.

Lake Walter F. George WMA

Lake Walter F. George Wildlife Management Area is 1200 acres of land and islands along a 45,000 acre reservoir, Lake Walter F. George. The WMA offers opportunity for hunters and anglers to enjoy their day. Hunting opportunities include deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl.

Lake Seminole WMA

Lake Seminole Wildlife Management Area sits in south Georgia and encompasses about 16,800 acres of land and water. Hunting opportunities include deer, turkey, and small game. No hunting is allowed within 200 yards of a house, dock, building, structure or developed recreation area.

Hiltonia WMA

Hiltonia Wildlife Management Area is a 500-acre property located in Screven County. This WMA is open to hunting for deer, turkey and small game.


  • Geocaching — not allowed before 10 a.m. during turkey season
  • Hunting
  • Primitive Camping
  • Wildlife Viewing

Nearby Properties

Grand Bay WMA

The Grand Bay Wildlife Management Area (WMA) encompasses 2,623 acres of state-owned property and 5,874 acres of land under license from the U.S. Air Force. The WMA consists of approximately 3,059 acres of upland pine and hardwood forest and 5,438 acres of cypress/gum wetlands. There are two main access points: the check station/education center entrance on Knight’s Academy Road. and the federal land entrance off U.S. Highway 221. This WMA offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl.

Flat Tub WMA

The Flat Tub Wildlife Management Area encompasses 7,141 acres of state-owned land. The WMA consists of approximately 5,641 acres of upland pine/hardwood forest and 1,500 acres of hardwood drains and river bottomland.

There are 4 main access points:

Elmodel WMA

Located on 1,600 acres near Newton, Elmodel Wildlife Management Area provides opportunity for deer, dove, turkey and small game hunting. Some roads and areas may be closed during certain seasons for dove field management and invasive species control.