Berwind Lake Wildlife Management Area

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Coordinates: 37°15′47″N 81°42′51″W / 37.26306°N 81.71417°W / 37.26306; -81.71417
Berwind Lake Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Berwind Lake WMA.jpg
Berwind Lake
Country United States
State West Virginia
County McDowell
Elevation 1,903 ft (580 m)
Coordinates 37°15′47″N 81°42′51″W / 37.26306°N 81.71417°W / 37.26306; -81.71417
Area 93 acres (37.6 ha) [1]
Established 1974 [2]
Owner West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
Nearest city War, West Virginia
Location of Berwind Lake Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia
Website: Berwind Lake Wildlife Management Area

Berwind Lake Wildlife Management Area is located on 93 acres (380,000 m2)[1] near War in McDowell County, West Virginia. The wildlife management area is centered around 20-acre (81,000 m2)[3] Berwind Lake.

Berwind Lake WMA used to be one of the largest wildlife management areas in the state, encompassing over 18,000 acres (73 km2),[2] but much of this land was lost after the Berwind Lake Company lease under which it was operated expired.[4]

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