Hamilton Ridge WMA

Property Location

Garnett, SC 29922

Latitude: 32.618  Longitude:-81.359
Acreage: 13281
County: Hampton
Game Zone: 3


Property Type: WMA Specific

Hours of Operation

This area is open during daylight hours year-round but will close on certain days for special hunts.

2017 Deer Archery Season OPENS Friday, September 15 and will continue through Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
(No Hunting allowed on Sundays)
Deer Archery Season is open to the public, please sign in upon arrival


2017 Deer Firearm Lottery Hunt dates:

October 12-14, 26-28
November 2-4, 16-18
December 7-9
The area will be closed to the public during these hunts.

This is a Category II waterfowl area.



Activities / Facilities

Biking Driving Fishing Hunting Nature Viewing Hiking

Property Description

Hamilton Ridge WMA is located in the Lower Coastal Plain in Hampton County, South Carolina. It is comprised of 13,281 acres and has 8.5 miles of river frontage along the Savannah River. Approximately half the acreage is in bottomland hardwoods, creek drains, oxbow lakes and other wetlands. The other half of the WMA is upland habitat and is primarily pine stands of various ages with the predominant species being loblolly, with some sand and longleaf pine present. Scattered wildlife openings are found across the property. The tract is adjacent to 12,600 acres of SCDNR-owned Wildlife Management Areas (Webb and Palachucola).