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Hunting in Mitchell County

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Many fine plantations are scattered throughout Mitchell County. Quail Days opens up some of Mitchell Counties finest private hunting areas to benefit local charities during winter hunting months. Quail hunting, deer, duck hunting, and more can be found in Mitchell County.


Baypole Plantation
Quail Hunting, Turkey, Deer, Duck, Lodge
9537 Hwy 111, Meigs, GA 31765 (Get Directions)
Open year round
Contact: (229) 316-0729

Covey Rise Plantation
Quail Hunting, Fishing, Lodge
3929 River Road, Camilla, GA 31730 (Get Directions)
Open for Quail Season
Contact: (229) 336-8600 or (229) 336-5413

Federwild Plantation
Quail, Duck, Pheasant, Hungarian Partridge, Dove & Deer Hunts. Horses available for Quail hunting. Lodge & Catering available for event & social activities
4560 Hwy. 65, Pelham, GA 31779 (Get Directions)

Rio Piedra Plantation
Quail hunting, Orvis Endoresed Wingshooting Lodge
5749 S Turkey Road, Camilla, GA 31730 (Get Directions)

Riverview Plantation
Quail Hunting, Fishing, Pro Shop, Lodges
11991 Riverview Road, Camilla, GA 31730 (Get Directions)
Open for Quail Season
Contact: (229)294-4904

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Fishing & Boating in Mitchell County

Mitchell County has developed the Flint River Park in north Mitchell County. This 16 acre park has a breathtaking view of the Flint River with campsites on the river. Great area for fishing, bird watching, or a relaxing picnic. Kayaking and canoeing down the Flint River is available as well as fishing trips with professional guides. Contact the Flint River Outpost at (229) 669-3162 or go to our Flint River Park page.

There are two more access points for great fishing on the Flint River, the Newton Boat Landing, just off GA. Hwy 37 and the Vada Boat Landing, located at the most southwestern point of Mitchell County, just off GA. Hwy 311.

Covey Rise Plantation
Quail Hunting, Fishing, Lodge
3929 River Road, Camilla, GA 31730 (Get Directions)
Contact: Robin Singletary (229) 336-8600

Riverview Plantation
Quail Hunting, Fishing, Pro Shop, Lodges
11991 Riverview Road, Camilla, GA 31730 (Get Directions)
Contact: Cader Cox III (229) 294-4904

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Pinecrest Golf Course & Country Club
Pinecrest is a semiprivate, 9 hole golf course with a pro shop and pool. Clubhouse may be rented for private functions.
Open 7 days a week, 9 am till dark
2415 Old Georgia Hwy 3, Pelham, GA 31779 (Get Directions)

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Glass Enterprises Gator Houses
One of the largest alligator farms in Georgia.
Open by appointment only to group or school tours.
For more information contact - Mark Glass (229) 336-9325

JET Farms
This private farm is open to group or school tours.
Call for information on seasons and availability.
Contact - Joe Thompson (229) 294-0087
9180 Branchville Road, Camilla, GA 31730 (Get Directions)

Mitchell County Courthouse & The Courthouse Square Park
Built in 1936 of Georgia white marble, the Courthouse is situated prominently in downtown Camilla with two enormous magnolia trees in front. The Courthouse Square Park is located behind the Courthouse. This lovely green space showcases the Courthouse Live Oaks, a group of 6, over 200 year old majestic Live Oak trees that are registered with the Georgia Urban Forest Council as “Landmark and Historic Trees”. Definitely a place worth visiting.

Ole' Henry Nut House
Pecans, Pecans, Pecans, any way you like them. Chocolate covered, roasted, toasted, and candied. Pecan Pies and Fruit Cake available too.
275 Industrial Blvd.
PO Box 508, Camilla, GA 31730
(229) 336-7282 or 1-866-732-2671

C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park/UGA
As the premier irrigation research facility in the east, the 130 acre C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park allows hands on education for students in our technical colleges and universities and demonstration opportunities for farmers and irrigation companies.
Stripling Irrigation Park
8207 Hwy 37 West, Camilla, GA 31730
Superintendent - (229) 522-3623


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Area Outdoor Recreation & Places of Interest

Sam’s Shortline - Southwest Georgia Excursion Train running through the scenic countryside from Cordele to Americus and Plains, just 1 hour north of Mitchell County. 1-800-427-2457

Flint RiverQuarium & Imagination Theater, Albany - Highlight of the RiverQuarium is the 175,000 gallon 22-foot deep Blue Hole Spring aquarium; high -tech, interactive exhibits exploring the watery world and its importance to the region. (229) 639-2650

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