Santee-Delta Wildlife Management Area

Property Location

Georgetown, SC 29440

Latitude: 33.198  Longitude:-79.383
Acreage: 1722
County: Georgetown
Game Zone: 4


Property Type: WMA Specific

Hours of Operation

This area is open during daylight hours year-round. The impoundments are closed from November 1st through February 8th annually due to hunting realted activities.


Activities / Facilities

Biking Hunting Nature Viewing Hiking

Property Description

Photograph of Santee-Delta WMA

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources manages Santee Delta Wildlife Management Area (WMA) to provide quality habitat for wintering waterfowl and other wetland wildlife including wood storks, wading birds, ospreys and bald eagles. The WMA consists of Santee Delta East which is predominately impounded remnant rice fields and Santee Delta West which is impounded bottomland hardwood forest. The area also provides habitat for upland game and nongame species and provides recreational opportunities for the hunting and non-hunting public.

Public hunting on the WMA includes waterfowl, white-tailed deer and feral hog. The diverse habitat provides excellent bird watching, attracting waterfowl, bald eagles, wading birds, shorebirds and song birds. Nine miles of dikes, accessible by foot, provide access to visit the area.