Trees at Townsend



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  • The road accessing the Buck Island Tract is closed until further notice due to high water levels.
  • On the North Tract, the road that crosses Horse Fjord is closed.
  • On the South Tract, Wesley Lake Road is closed.

Townsend WMA

Trees at Townsend

Townsend Wildlife Management Area is located in Long and McIntosh counties. The property offers deer, turkey, small game and waterfowl hunting. Townsend WMA is made up of four tracts of land: North Townsend, South Townsend, Buck Island, and Pine Island Tract. Together, they comprise 32,000 acres of land on the north side of the Altamaha River between Route 301 and the city of Darien.

Accommodations & Facilities

  • Canoe Access
  • Lake


  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Geocaching — not allowed before 10 a.m. during turkey season
  • Hunting
  • Lake Fishing
  • River Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Nearby Properties

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Calendar Icon Regulations

Phone Numbers

Region Office 912-262-3173

Fees & Passes

Land Access

  • Hunting License
  • Fishing License, or
  • Lands Pass

Purchase License