TheCoast

The Coastal region in Georgia

Little Satilla WMA

Composed of 18,920 acres and located only an hour away from the Atlantic ocean, Little Satilla Wildlife Management Area is known for its diverse landscapes and excellent hunting opportunities. Hunting opportunities include deer, turkey, waterfowl and small game. No camping allowed on the property. 

 

Dixon Memorial WMA

The Dixon Memorial Wildlife Management Area encompasses 36,100 acres of state-owned property operated by the Georgia Forestry Commission as a state forest. Hunting opportunities include deer, bear, turkey, small game and dove. Approximately one-half of the WMA acreage consists of upland pine forest and one-half is cypress-gum wetlands and creek drainage. There are several access roads located off of U.S. Highway 1, GA Highway 177 (west and east of Highway 1), and U.S. Highway 82. Please do not block gates and keep all vehicles on open improved roads.

Rogers WMA

Rogers Wildlife Management Area is located in Wayne County. This 3,500 acre property offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. There is no camping allowed on the property. 

 

Ossabaw Island WMA

Ossabaw Island is the third largest of Georgia’s Sea Islands and lies along the Atlantic Ocean about 20 miles south of Savannah. The island encompasses over 16,000 acres of tidal marshes and 9,000 acres of high ground. Ponds, salt water creeks, one river and many sloughs, inlets, and beaches make the high ground of Ossabaw a complex of small islands.  Broad flat ridges and shallow depressions comprise the western part of Ossabaw (Pleistocene soils), while steep, parallel dune ridges mark the eastern part (Holocene soils).
 

Sapelo Island WMA

Located midway on the Georgia coastline on the eastern fringe of McIntosh County, Sapelo Island is defined by the Sapelo River to the north, the waters of Doboy Sound to the south, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Duplin River to the west. The 16,500-acre island is the 4th largest barrier island in the State of Georgia.

Paulks Pasture WMA

Paulks Pasture Wildlife Management Area is located in Glynn County. This 15,845 acre property offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. Paulks Pasture WMA is one of the best known coastal sites for birding. Key birds include: Henslow's Sparrow, Sedge Wren, Prothonotary Warbler, Swainson's Warbler, White-breasted Nuthatch, and Yellow-crowned Night-Heron. 

No camping is allowed on the property and no horseback riding is allowed during deer hunts.  

 

Townsend WMA

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.

 

Sansavilla WMA

Sansavilla Wildlife Management Area is located in Wayne County along the Altamaha River. This 16,867 acre property offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey and small game. There is no camping allowed on the property. 

 

Fort McAllister State Park

Located south of Savannah on the banks of the Ogeechee River, this scenic park showcases the best-preserved earthwork fortification of the Confederacy. The earthworks were attacked seven times by Union ironclads but did not fall until 1864—ending General William T. Sherman’s “March to the Sea.” Visitors can explore the grounds with cannons, a hot shot furnace, bombproof barracks, palisades and more, while a Civil War museum contains artifacts, a video and gift shop.