Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge


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Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge

Address:718 Juliette Rd
Hillsboro, GA 31038

Phone:478-986-5441
Fax:478-986-9646
Web: www.fws.gov/piedmont
Established: 1939.
Location:In central Georgia, 25 miles north of Macon.
Facilities:Visitor center, viewing sites, auto tour route, trails.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, hunting, educational programs.
Special Features:More than 30 cemeteries are locted on the refuge, and are a link to the settlers that once lived on the land. Headstones are inscribed with dates leading as far back as the 1700s. Five are easily accessible to the public.
Habitats: 35,000 acres of hardwoods, streams, and ponds.
Access: Open during daylight hours.
Wild life: Woodpeckers, including the red-cockaded woodpecker, warblers, flycatchers, brown-headed nuthatches, chickadees, wood ducks, herons, belted kingfishers, and hawks; also provides habitat for white-tailed deer, squirrels, bats, foxes, coyotes, raccoons, and bobcats.

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