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!”
Lost Creek Forest
Thomasville, GA 31757
Standing much as it has for hundreds of years, Lost Creek Forest is home to sloping old-growth hardwood and other forest flora. See white oaks, swamp chestnut oak, beech trees, and spruce pines that have protected the Aucilla River’s headwater streams for generations. Access is permitted only through Friends of Lost Creek. Look for activity schedules at lostcreekforest.eventbright.com or facebook.com/lostcreekforest.