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



    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


    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities



    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options



    Setting & Style

    Rustic & Natural

    Site Information

    Primitive Camp Sites Available

    Special Tags


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages