Welcome to the Fort Gordon iSportsman Service

 

 

 

ATTENTION: Safety Breifing Information:  In order to improve the function of the safety briefing it is now set up to expire on June 15th each year for ALL ACCOUNTS, regardless of when you last took it. Even if you just passed the quiz a few weeks ago you are still required to complete the breifing and quiz after June 15th. From this point forward everyone's safety briefing validation will expire at the same time every year. 

 

ATTENTION: Wilkerson Pond will be closed until further notice. Contractors are still working in the area. Pay attention to the homepge for updates.

 

New to iSportsman? Need some assistance getting started? Review our Tutorial to guide you through the process from start to finish.

 

ATTENTION: All individuals wanting to use Firearms on Fort Gordon - memorandum summarizing key policies and procedures for using privately owned Firearms and Other Dangerous Weapons on Fort Gordon has been produced and can be read here: https://go.usa.gov/x7bK3.

Firearms users remember there are strict regulations regarding firearms and other dangerous weapons. They must be used, registered, carried, stored, transported, and secured in accordance with the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon Regulation 210-13.

 

Reminder: Fort Gordon iSportsman users, please check your account and your ability to check in prior to arriving on Fort Gordon to recreate. If there is an issue with your account, NRB staff will not be available to help unless it is during our business hours of 0800-1600 Mon-Thurs and 0800-1500 Fri. Our office is closed on Saturday, Sunday, and federal holidays. Please ensure that you have completed your annual safety brief video and quiz and all of your permits are valid.

 

Reminder: All iSportsman users are required to take the Fort Gordon Safety Briefing (video and quiz) ANNUALLY. The saftey briefing is now set up to expire on June 15th each year for ALL ACCOUNTS, regardless of when you last took it. If you cannot check in or purchase permits, please check the expiration of your safety brief validation. You can check this by logging in to your account and selecting "My Account" > "Account Details" > "Validations". The safety brief video and quiz can be found under "My Safety Briefs".

 

The iSportsman system is equipped with a feature that will send users a checkout reminder via text or email 30 minutes prior to the required checkout time. If you wish to receive the reminder by text ensure that you have a correct mobile phone number and text messages enabled in your iSportsman account profile.  For those who choose not to enter a mobile phone number or enable text messages the reminder will come in the form of an email to the address you have on file in your iSportsman account profile.  As a reminder, it is your resposibility to check out using the iSportsman system upon the completion of your activity as stated in the Fort Gordon Regulation 420-5. Do not wait until you get a reminder or until the mandatory checkout time.

*Upon the first failure to check out, individuals will receive a warning, however, two failures to check out within a six (6) month period will result in a suspension of privileges. -- Chap. 9 Sec. 1-d  FG Reg 420-5

 

Users Sponsoring Particpants or Guests: All Participants (participating guests) must check in under a sponsor, but must check out using their own account.  All Guests (non-participating guests) must be checked in under a sponsor and will be checked out automatically when the sponsor checks out.

 

 

About

Our goal is to provide Fort Gordon and the CSRA with safe, quality hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation opportunities by managing the ecosystems and biodiversity through conservation, protection, restoration, and sustainment, all-the-while supporting the military mission. The Fort Gordon Fish & Wildlife Program is responsible for all species of game, non-game, and nuisance animals. We ensure compliance with laws and regulations such as the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Sikes Act, and administer the Hunting & Fishing Program.

Hunting and Fishing

  • Open to all active and retired military personnel, active and retired civilian DoD employees and the families of these individuals.
  • Our public access lottery allows a certain number of individuals from the general public to purchase a hunting or fishing permit.
  • Those wishing to hunt and fish on Fort Gordon must have a valid state of Georgia Hunting or Fishing License.
  • All hunters, regardless of age, must possess proof of completion of a state-approved hunter education course.
  • All individuals under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a licensed individual 18 years old or older.

 

 

Outdoor Recreation

Fort Gordon offers a variety of nature trails and 2 road bicycle routes through the Natural Resources Management Area.

SANDY RUN NATURE TRAIL & WILDLIFE VIEWING AREA

Located along Rowe Lane, this natural resource hot-spot includes a 1/2 mile handicapped-accessible trail and two-story viewing platform located along a 25-acre natural beaver pond, affording ample opportunity for nature viewing and environmental education. The trails location within a wetland and adjacent to an upland sand hills region provides a vivid representation of the variety of habitats on Fort Gordon.  In addition, this wetland provides suitable habitat for some of the rare and protected species on the installation.

 

Education & Outreach

Our Fish & Wildlife and Forestry staff are available for small to large groups consisting of soldiers, students, and the general public.  We use educational tools such as animal skulls, plants, display boards, and LIVE ANIMALS!!  If you would like to host a nature trail at your location, please contact us well in advance as to allow preparation for the event.