5500 acres of pure nature to explore 15 miles from Dublin
One of Georgia's best bird watching sites, it features mainly 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 and those that aren’t 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.
Native wildlife includes White-tailed deer, wild turkeys, gray squirrels, bobcats, wood ducks, and non native coyotes and wild boar.
Purchase your hunting, fishing, and Georgia Outdoor Recreation Passes and licenses at Dublin-Laurens County Visitor Center located on exit 51 off I-16 or online here: http://www.georgiawildlife.com/licenses-permits-passes
River fishing, boat ramp, and canoe access.
Largemouth Bass, Channel Catfish, and Redbreast.
Hook and line fishing, trotline and jugs, and bow fishing are allowed.
Beaverdam turns primitive camping into your pristine destination for relaxation with two campsites located in naturally breath-taking settings.
Hiking & Biking
Take a breath of fresh air hiking or on trail biking and catch sight all of nature's glorious creatures.
100 yard range. Open from sunrise to sunset.
From Dublin: Take US 441 north 4.5 miles; turn right on Old Toomsboro Road, go 7.5 miles to WMA sign; turn right on Oconee Church Road, turn at WMA sign.
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Minutes off exit 51 on I-16, Dublin stays ahead of the curve with award-winning dining, performing arts, and rich history. Explore nature's solitude, rejuvenate at our local inns, refresh with unique shopping delights, or simply rediscover the art of relaxation by strolling downtown. Whether you're stopping for a minute or a night, Dublin revitalizes you with an unexpected array of adventures just ahead of the curve.