2 Wildlife Sanctuaries to Explore in Jasper County

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Jasper County

Jasper County, Georgia is located in the southeast corner of the state. It was established in 1812 and named after Sergeant William Jasper, who fought with the American Revolutionaries during the Siege of Savannah. Its primary industries are forestry, cattle production, and growing peanuts. Agriculture plays a vital role in Jasper County's economy, accounting for over 65 percent of total employment. The county has a rich cultural heritage that includes numerous monuments dedicated to fallen sold

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Wildlife Sanctuaries to Explore in Jasper County

Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center

This Wildlife Center, offers a unique opportunity to experience the nature and wildlife of this beautiful area. The center provides access to nearly 10,000 acres of managed wildlife habitats, ranging from upland hardwoods to wetlands. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities from fishing, biking and bird-watching to photography and archery. There are also educational programs centered around conservation, sustainability and appreciation for the environment for all ages.

Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge

Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, is a fantastic place for outdoor enthusiasts. It contains 20 miles of public trails and offers visitors a variety of outdoor activities such as horseback riding, hiking, fishing and hunting. Hunting is allowed during designated seasons and with a valid state license. Anglers can try their luck with one of the many stocked fish ponds or streams. Bird watchers are also able to see over 200 species on the wildlife refuge, making it prime habitat for wildlife.

Map of Wildlife Sanctuaries to explore in Jasper County