This is the fourth in a series describing the North Carolina Wildlife Commission's game lands. These are areas open to hunting by the public during the regular season. A special games land permit is required to hunt on these managed lands. The Western Game Lands, at 655,298 acres, is one of the smaller of the state's four game lands. This area includes the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests, Caney Fork, Green River, and Toxaway Lands, plus several tracts owned by Champion International Corporation.