Cross Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Coordinates: 40°17′34″N 80°31′26″W / 40.29278°N 80.52389°W / 40.29278; -80.52389
Cross Creek Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
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American Coot (Fulica americana) may be found in the Cross Creek WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Brooke
Elevation 805 ft (245.4 m) [1]
Coordinates 40°17′34″N 80°31′26″W / 40.29278°N 80.52389°W / 40.29278; -80.52389
Area 2,078 acres (840.9 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WVDNR
Owner Starvaggi Industries and WVDNR
Nearest town Wellsburg, West Virginia
Location of Cross Creek Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Cross Creek Wildlife Management Area is located on 630 acres (250 ha) in Brooke County near Wellsburg, West Virginia.[2] Mixed hardwoods cover most of the former strip mine site.[2] The rolling terrain is punctuated with a few highwalls and ponds. Cross Creek WMA can be reached by State Route 7 about 6 miles (9.7 km) northeast of Wellsburg.

Hunting and Fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities include deer, grouse, turkey and waterfowl. Cross Creek provides fishing opportunities for smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, bluegill and channel catfish, as well as stocked trout.

Camping is prohibited on the Cross Creek WMA land.

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