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 youth sportsmen will take place December 5-6 and December 13, 2020 at Victoria Campground. 

Each hunting area will be assigned by lottery during the safety day at Wildlife Action on November 21, 2020. A parent or guardian must accompany each youth hunter.  Each parent or guardian must possess a valid Georgia Big Game license but may not hunt.

Requests for reservations will be taken by phone only Monday through Friday beginning 8:00 am November 9, 2020 until 12:00 pm on November 16, 2020 or until all spaces are taken.  The available spaces will be filled on a first come first serve basis. 

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. 20-043