Welcome to Wayne County, Georgia,
where nature and community coexist.
The Altamaha River forms the northeast boundary of Wayne County and extends along its entire border. The river is undammed. It is designated one of the 75 Last Great Places on Earth by Nature Conservancy.
Little Satilla River in the southwestern part of the county forms the border with Pierce County for approximately 11 miles. Both rivers are protected river corridors and enjoyed by paddlers and anglers year-round.
Four wildlife management areas (WMAs) in Wayne County – Little Satilla, Penholloway, Rogers Tract, and Sansavilla – provide thousands of acres for hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, and picnicking.
Ski competitions on Lake Kenerly attract national athletes, while Lake Grace, about 9 miles from Jesup, offers 250 acres of secluded fishing spots, excellent boating, swimming, waterskiing, picnicking, and camping experiences.
manages various parks, fishing lakes, recreation centers and ball fields, ensuring that youth and adults have ample opportunities to join sports teams, participate in classes and recreate solo, and with others for a healthier Wayne County.