Cohutta WMA: Rocky Flats Road (FS 630D) is closed due to storm damage and will re-open when repairs are completed.
NORTHEAST GEORGIA (Region 2)
Chattahoochee WMA: Can access WMA from north or south, but cannot drive all the way through area due to storm damage. Click here for more info on USFS closures. Martin Branch Road is closed through the summer.
Chestatee WMA: Boggs Creek Road and campground is closed indefinitely due to damage from tornado. Repairs and clearing are ongoing.
CLOSED: Shoal Creek Road currently is closed due to high water (posted 11-26-13). It will re-open when conditions improve.
The following roads are currently open for hunter access: Handicapped Road on Amicalola tract, Grant Road outer gate on Amicalola tract, Little Handicap Field Road on City of Atlanta tract and Forestar North Road. Railroad Road on City of Atlanta tract will be open during the first two weeks of 2013 turkey season. Mill Road, although currently closed, will be open sporadically throughout turkey season based on weather conditions.
City of Atlanta Tract open gate schedule: Click here (schedule July 1, 2013-June 30, 2014).
The parking lot to the Amicalola River Access Trail, located on Hwy. 53, temporarily is open (as of 8/30/12). It is scheduled to close again in about a month for the final phase of the parking lot project.
Gate Openings: Amicalola Tract - Handicap Road, Dove Field Road, Rock Cellar, outer Grant Road and Forestar South
Lake Russell WMA: Frady Branch Road closed. Red Root Road: This road is open from Cannon Rd to the SE section near Farmers Bottom. Beyond that is closed indefinitely.
Wilson Shoals WMA: Banks Co. has closed a portion of Grant Mill Road on Wilson Shoals WMA due to flooding. This does not affect access to the shooting range from Yonah-Homer Road. The road will re-open as the water recedes.
EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA (Region 3)
Tuckahoe WMA: Access available to most of the area. However, visitors are encouraged to proceed with caution as many roads may be difficult to traverse due to muddy conditions and trees possibly down. Additionally, during deer hunts, some roads traditionally open may be closed due to these difficult travel conditions.
WEST CENTRAL GEORGIA (Region 4)
Blanton Creek WMA: Highway 103 has detour signs, to access the WMA follow these directions:
From the South, take I-185 north, get off at exit 25 and turn left. Ignore the road detour signs and drive around the barricade to continue on to the WMA. The road closure is located past the WMA.
From the North, take I-185 and get off at exit 30 and take a right on Hopewell Church Road and then take a left on Pine Lake Road. At the end of Pine Lake take a right on Hwy 103 and continue to the WMA.
SOUTHWEST GEORGIA (Region 5)
Chickasawhatchee WMA: Pine Island Road has been repaired and is now open. However, bridges formerly available on this WMA are currently closed (includes bridges on 7 Bridges Road and Flat Loop Road). Alternative routes have been established. Please see linked map for details.
Elmodel WMA: Bridge formerly available on this WMA is currently closed. Alternative routes have been established. Please see linked map for details.
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA (Region 6)
Beaverdam WMA: The gate to the boat landing at Beaverdam WMA is closed due to river flooding.
Big Hammock WMA: The Big Hammock gate is closed at the highway due to flood waters from the Altamaha River. Gate will remain closed until water falls below the 9’ mark at the Doctortown USGS gauge for a period of time.
Bullard Creek WMA: The following roads are closed due to damage from recent flood waters; Branches Lake Road and Trussel Road. The county road over Bullard Creek also is washed out and closed until the county can make needed repairs.
Grand Bay WMA: Click here for a list of closures for the Federal side of Grand Bay WMA.