Hamilton Ridge WMA
Garnett, SC 29922
Hours of Operation
This area is open during daylight hours year-round but will close on certain days for special hunts.
2018 TURKEY SEASON OPENS
Monday, April 2, 2018 and continues through Saturday, May 5, 2018.
No Hunting Allowed on Sundays
2018 Statewide YOUTH Turkey Hunt Day on the WMA will be Saturday, March 31, 2018 (tags required)
Hog Hunt with Dogs -- Hand Gun Only
March 1-3, 2018
May 10-12, 2018
This is a Category II waterfowl area.
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).