The Coast / Darien

Altamaha Waterfowl Management Area

2613 US Hwy. 17
Darien, GA 31305


The Altamaha Waterfowl Management Area at Altamaha WMA consists of 3,154 acres of managed waterfowl impoundments and some 27,000 acres of bottomland hardwoods and cypress-tupelo swamps. The property offers hunting opportunities for deer, turkey, small game, waterfowl, and dove.

The waterfowl impoundments are in three units. Each unit provides a different type of hunting opportunity:

Butler Island provides quota hunting.
Champney Island is a walk-in hunting area.
Rhett's Island is accessible only by boat.

Info & Amenities

  • Admission & Fees

    One of the following is required: Hunting license, Fishing license, Georgia Lands Pass Visit website -


    Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch

    Self-guided Tours

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages