Northeast Georgia Mountains / Cornelia

Lake Russell Wildlife Management Area

Off GA Hwy. 123
Cornelia, GA 30531


Lake Russell Wildlife Management Area is one of Georgia's many wildlife management areas. This WMA is known for its stellar hiking and primitive camping. The area is located in northern Georgia, and extends over 17,300 acres. Activities include camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking and hunting. A variety of hunting is available, including deer, turkey, bear, small game and furbearers.

Info & Amenities

  • Admission & Fees

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

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Picnic Area

    General Information


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages