Howard County WMA 485RD Circle

Total Miles


262.56 ft


0.5 Hours

Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

Gravel roads that are in the Howard County WMA. These gravel roads are well maintained but can be muddy when wet. This trail ends at a circle turn around. Gates can be closed at times. There is a gate at the beginning of this trail. A free annual General Use Permit (WMP) is required to hunt or trap WMAs. Permits are available online by clicking "Buy Licenses" at or by calling 833-345-0325 or any regional office. Hunters, trappers, and campers 16 years of age or older must purchase a Howard County WMA leased lands permit. CampingCamping is permitted in the area at designated campsites. Additional campsites are available at Blue Ridge Recreational Area on Dierks Lake and at the Gillham Lake dam area. Access on the west side is facilitated by crossing Gillham Lake Dam and following Gillham Lake Road. (County Road) through the area. Access on the north and east is facilitated by utilizing Weyerhaeuser roads off Hwy. 4. Due to the large network of Weyerhaeuser roads that run throughout the area it is recommended that anyone not familiar with the area obtain an area map from the AGFC office. The area became a WMA in the 1970s.This area is made up of approximately 23,000 acres of Weyerhaeuser Company land.

Photos of Howard County WMA 485RD Circle

Howard County WMA 485RD Circle
Howard County WMA 485RD Circle


Maintained gravel roads that can be muddy when wet.

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Access Description

Public use map of this area can be found here-

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