Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area

  • Old Toomsboro Road, Dublin, GA, United States
  • (478) 272-4002
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  • Hours:
    24 hours/7 days a week

Experience the best stands of mature bottomland hardwood on the Oconee River at Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area. With over 5,500 acres of untouched beauty, Beaverdam WMA offers hunting, primitive camping, fishing, a firearms shooting range, boat ramp, bird watching and field trail access minutes from downtown Dublin.

Outdoors Escape

Stare beauty in the face at Beaverdam. One of Georgia’s best bird watching sites, it features Purple Finchmainly hardwood forests on the bank of the Oconee River. Beaverdam WMA offers miles of trails for both breeding species and migrants. Many of the trails are driveable or are easy walking or biking. Key birds: Swainson’s and Prothonotary Warblers, Blue Heron, Kingfisher Louisiana Waterthrush, Common Ground-Dove, migrant warblers, and wintering sparrows.

Hunting & Shooting Range

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Managed for seasonal hunting by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Wildlife Division, River Bend Wildlife Management Area hosts scheduled hunts for deer, turkey, hogs, small game, and waterfowl. Hunts are held one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset.

Purchase your hunting, fishing, and Georgia Outdoor Recreation Passes and licenses at Dublin’s Visitor Center located on exit 51 off I-16 or online.

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Anglers rejoice! Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area offers river fishing, a boat ramp, and canoe access to species such as largemouth bass, channel catfish, and redbreast. Hook and line fishing, trotline and jugs, and bow fishing are allowed.

Camping

Beaverdam turns primitive camping into your pristine destination for relaxation with two campsites located in naturally breath-taking settings. Bring your tent and supplies for primitive camping without reservations. You’ll never want to leave.

Biking & Hiking

Step into the wild by hiking or biking Beaverdam WMA.

Wildlife Viewing

Native wildlife includes white-tailed deer, wild turkeys, gray squirrels, bobcats, river otters, and non-native coyotes.

A Georgia Outdoor Recreational Pass is required for nonhunting activities such as fishing, hiking, or camping at Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area. For more information or to purchase a pass, please visit http://www.georgiawildlife.org/licenses-permits-passes

Beaverdam Wildlife Management Area

Old Toomsboro Road, Dublin, GA, United States

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