Frozen Camp Wildlife Management Area

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Coordinates: 38°48′05″N 81°33′20″W / 38.80139°N 81.55556°W / 38.80139; -81.55556
Frozen Camp Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Sylvilagus floridanus.jpg
The Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) may be found in the Frozen Camp WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Jackson
Elevation 670 ft (204.2 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°48′05″N 81°33′20″W / 38.80139°N 81.55556°W / 38.80139; -81.55556
Area 2,587 acres (1,046.9 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WVDNR
Owner WVDNR
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Ripley, West Virginia
Location of Frozen Camp Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Frozen Camp Wildlife Management Area is located on 2,587 acres (1,047 ha) in Jackson County near Ripley, West Virginia.[2] The hilly terrain is mostly covered with second-growth mixed hardwoods, with some open creek bottoms and ridgetops. To reach Frozen Camp WMA from Ripley, follow US 33 east about 8.5 miles (13.7 km) to Frozen Camp Road (County Route 28), then follow Frozen Camp Road south about 2.5 miles (4.0 km) to the WMA.[2] The Frozen Camp WMA can also be accessed from US 33 at the community of Marshall, located about 11.5 miles (18.5 km) east of Ripley on US 33.

Hunting and fishing[edit]

Fishing opportunities are available in both the 22-acre (8.9 ha) Left Fork Lake and the 20-acre (8.1 ha) Right Fork Lake for largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish. Available hunting can include deer, rabbit, grouse, squirrel, turkey and waterfowl.

Boating is permitted (electric motors only) on both of the small lakes. Access to Left Fork Lake is by foot only. Right Fork Lake is accessible by vehicle, and a boat ramp is available. A 200-yard (180 m) shooting range is located on the WMA. Camping is prohibited at Frozen Camp WMA land.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Frozen Camp WMA, retrieved October, 2008
  2. ^ a b c d "Frozen Camp WMA page". WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2008-10-04. 

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