October Hunts Scheduled at River Bend WMA | Environment
October Hunts scheduled at River Bend WMA:
Deer Hunt - Archery (either sex) October 7-11 Sign in at Kiosk
Deer Hunt - Firearms adult or child (either sex) October 26-27 Check in at check station
Small game October 12-24 and October 28-Nov. 5
Dove October 12-20
Wildlife Management Area License and valid hunting license required. Please visit www.georgiawildlife.com to purchase licenses online, call 1-800-366-2661, or visit a retail license agent. Licenses can also be purchased online at the Dublin-Laurens County Welcome Center Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Riverbend WMA offers 3,500 of acres of river swamp habitat 0.2 miles off exit 58 on I-16. Dirt and gravel roads allow visitors to drive into the swamps, where you may encounter specialty species such as the Swainson’s warbler, prothonotary warbler, hooded warbler, and Acadian flycatcher. Miles of walking trails allow further exploration of this unique river swamp environment. No special licenses or permits are required, except for hunting or fishing. Campground, concrete boat ramp, and restroom facilities available.