Aiken Gopher Tortoise Heritage Preserve/Wildlife Management Area

Property Location

Wagner, SC 29853

Latitude: 33.505  Longitude:-81.413
Acreage: 1622
County: Aiken
Game Zone: 3

Property Type: Heritage Preserve / WMA Specific

Hours of Operation

Heritage preserves are open for public use from one hour before sunrise to one hour after sunset. On any preserve that is designated as a wildlife management area, the hours of operation shall be same as are authorized for hunting as stated in 123-40. The Department may set different operating hours for individual preserves. When operating hours are different from sunrise to sunset, the Department may restrict the hours of operation by publication in Department brochures and pamphlets or by posting on site specific hours of operation (Reg. No. 123-204C).

Contact us

Barry Kesler
1000 Assembly Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201

Emergency Information

Emergency - 911
DNR Law Enforcement: 1-800-922-5431
Forest Fire Dispatch: 1-800-777-3473
Report Litter Violations: 1-877-7LITTER

Report violations such as abuse, dumping, out-of-season hunting, plant thefts, vandalism, etc. Please call 1-800-922-5431 (available 24 hours/day, everyday).