Long known for rolling hills and fertile red clay soil, this region is rich in biological diversity, natural resources, and endless scenic beauty. The Red Hills Region is home to the largest percentage of bobwhite quail in the world, as well as several threatened and endangered plant and animal species. Thomasville is also home to the largst natural stand of long-leaf pine trees in the nation. Southwest Georgia has long been noted for its great quantity and variety of game bids. Barron’s columnist, Steven M. Sears, proclaimed Thomasville as “America’s quail hunting capital.” In 2015, USA TODAY listed Thomasville as “one of nine top sporting destinations in America!”
River Creek: Rolf and Alexandra Kauka Wildlife Management Area
Thomasville, GA 31792
River Creek is a 2,437 acre Wildllife Management Area open to hunting deer, waterfowl, quail, dove, rabbit, squirrel, and turkey with primitive weapons, firearms, and archery. Fox squirrel hunting is prohibited. Contact Georgia DNR for more information, regulations, and seasons. Camping, hiking, and fishing are also available at River Creek.