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Published Nov. 16, 2020

MOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) - Allatoona Lake Operations Project Management Office announced today that an archery-only deer hunt for disabled sportsmen will take place December 12, 2020. 

The use of each hunting blind will be by reservation only and will be limited to hunters permanently confined to a wheelchair or Purple Heart recipients.  A non-hunting assistant may accompany each disabled hunter.  Each hunter must possess a valid Georgia Big Game license.

Requests for reservations will be taken by phone Monday through Friday beginning 8:00 am November 9th, 2020 until 12:00 pm on November 16, 2020.  The available spaces will be filled by lottery.

Allatoona Lake Operations Project Management Office

1138 GA State Route 20 Spur, SE

Cartersville, GA 30121

Phone: (678) 721-6700

Any questions concerning this matter can be forwarded to Park Ranger Dan Pingel at (678) 721-6741 or


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Allatoona Lake Project is situated on the Etowah River just 30 miles from Atlanta. The serene and peaceful surroundings of Allatoona Lake offer a break from the rush of city living.  In fact, Allatoona Lake is one of the most frequently visited Corps of Engineers lakes in the nation with nearly 7 million visitors each year. It has 270 miles of shoreline and offers 589 campsites and 188 picnic sites. Learn more about Allatoona Lake @ Also, go to and click recreation to find the nearest Mobile District-managed USACE lake project or to locate any USACE lake project in the U.S.


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Daniel Pingel
Allatoona Lake

Release no. 20-044