Historic Heartland / Mansfield

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

543 Elliott Trail
Mansfield, GA 30055

770-784-3059 | 800-366-2661
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Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center is a recreational area managed by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Division and is composed of Marben Public Fishing Area, Clybel Wildlife Management Area, Preaching Rock Wildlife Education Center and a conference center.

Marben PFA consists of 22 managed lakes. Many of the lakes have picnic areas, restrooms, fishing piers and boats ramps. There are also some ponds.

The Conference Center is state of the art and opened its doors in 2005. The Center includes lodging, small breakout and conference rooms, a large banquet/multi-purpose hall and fully staffed kitchen. Please contact the Center directly for availability, details and reservations. The Center's accommodations include 28 lodge rooms, 2 conference rooms that accommodate 20 and 1 conference room that accommodates 70. The Dining/Banquet Hall has seating for 250. Food service is available when renting conference rooms and/or the banquet hall. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
    Tuesday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
    Wednesday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
    Thursday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
    Friday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM
    Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:30AM


    Archery, Nature Trails

    Facility Amenities

    Boat Launch, Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Lodging On Site, Meeting Facilities, Party Facilities, Picnic Area, Picnic Shelter, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities

    Group-friendly, Motorcoach-friendly

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    Mastercard, Visa

    Setting & Style

    Rustic & Natural

    Site Information

    Primitive Camp Sites Available

    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages