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Natural Areas

  • Wolf Island National Wildlife Refuge, located approximately 12 miles (19 km) off the coast of Darien, Georgia in McIntosh County, was established on April 3, 1930 to provide protection and habitat ...

  • The Tray Mountain Wilderness was designated in 1986 and currently consists of 9,702 acres (39.26 km2). The Wilderness is located within the borders of the Chattahoochee National Forest in Habersham...

  • Sprewell Bluff State Park is a 1,372 acre (5.55 km²) Georgia state park located between Roland and Crest.

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  • The Rich Mountain Wilderness is a wilderness area within the Chattahoochee National Forest in Gilmer County, Georgia,

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  • The Wilderness is managed by the United States Forest Service and is part of the National Wilderness Preservation System....
  • Pine Log Mountain is located in the state of Georgia with a summit elevation of 2,338 feet (713 m). The peak is three miles west of the town of Waleska separated only by the high end community of L...

  • Piedmont is located in central Georgia, approximately 25 miles north of Macon and 18 miles east of Forsyth. The refuge may be visited by exiting I-75 at Exit 186 in Forsyth and driving east along J...

  • The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge is a 402,000 acre (1,627 km²) National Wildlife Refuge located in Charlton, Ware, and Clinch Counties of Georgia, and Baker County in Florida, United St...

  • The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest in northern Georgia comprises two United States National Forests,

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  • The Wilderness is located within the borders of the Chattahoochee National Forest in White, Towns, and Union counties, Georgia.

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  • The Harris Neck National Wildlife Refuge (HNNWR) was established in 1962 by transfer of federal lands formerly managed by the Federal Aviation Administration as a World War II Army airfield. It con...

  • Grand Bay is a 13,000-acre (53 km2) swamp located in Lanier County and Lowndes County, Georgia. It consists of Grand Bay Wetlands Management Area, an educational wildlife area, and Banks Lake Natio...

  • The Flint River rises in west central Georgia in the city of East Point in southern Fulton County on the southern outskirts of the Atlanta metropolitan area as ground seepage.

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  • Dawson Forest is a 10,130-acre (41.0 km2) public-use forest located in Dawson County, Georgia, southwest of Dawsonville. It is owned by the city of Atlanta, but is considered a state forest, as it ...

  • The Cohutta Wilderness is the second-largest wilderness in Georgia. With more than 60,000 visitors each year, it is also the largest, most heavily used wilderness in the Southern Appalachians.[1] I...

  • The Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest in northern Georgia comprises two United States National Forests, the Oconee National Forest and Chattahoochee National Forest.

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  • Beautiful Brasstown Bald, rising 4,784 feet above sea level, is Georgia's highest mountain. As such, this is the first place to see fall color.

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  • Bond Swamp is located along the Ocmulgee River in Bibb and Twiggs counties, Georgia, approximately six miles south of the city of Macon.

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  • The Blood Mountain Wilderness was designated in 1991 and currently consists of 7,800 acres (32 km2). The Wilderness is located within the borders of the Chattahoochee National Forest in Lumpkin Cou...

  • The JOHN RIPLEY FORBES BIG TREES FOREST PRESERVE is a beautiful and unique 30-acre Fulton County Tree, Plant and Wildlife Sanctuary.

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  • No hunting is allowed that encompasses the collegiate buildings and other public spaces.

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  • This was once a Wildlife Management Area owned and operated by the Department of Natural Resources, but now is privately owned. The Oconee River forms the county's eastern border.

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  • Altamaha Wildlife Management Area lies on the north and extends down to the river's mouth at Altmaha Sound.

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