Presidential Pathways / Gay

Big Red Oak Plantation Shooting Preserve

8428 Greenville St.
Gay, GA 30218

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The decline of the native bobwhite quail led to the establishment of the hunting preserve in 1974 to restore the quail population and as a sideline to farming. Now, where cotton, peaches, corn and soybeans were grown, the 3,500-acre farm is planted in switch grass, love grass, small grains, clover, partridge pea, and bi-color lespedeza strictly for wildlife management. In 2004, we added a Sporting Clay Range with 5-Stand. The range is a fully automated course, set among hardwoods to fields, always keeping in mind the comforts of our customers.

We also added a few new buildings, a pro shop with shooting inventory and ammunition, a pavilion that can accommodate 150 plus people and a covered barbecue area.

Gay is centrally located approximately an hour's drive from either Atlanta, Columbus, or Macon on Georgia State Highway 85/74, and only 30 minutes from LaGrange, Newnan, Fayetteville, Thomaston or Griffin. All major airports and many smaller airports are easily accessible.

Business hours are Fri-Sat, 9-5 and Sun, 1-5, other days are appointment only or reservations.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Rates Call or See Website

    Facility Amenities

    Guided Tours / Guide Available, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours