List of West Virginia wildlife management areas

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This is a list of wildlife management areas in West Virginia.

West Virginia wildlife management areas[edit]

West Virginia Wildlife Management Areas

Wildlife Management Area

County

Area

Accommodations[1]

Lakes

Shooting
Ranges[2]

Acres

Hectares

Cabins

Camping

Allegheny Mineral 5,884 2,381
Thumbnail image of Hometown Park in Amherst-Plymouth WMA Amherst-Plymouth Putnam 7,061 2,857
Thumbnail image of Anawalt Lake in Anawalt Lake WMA Anawalt Lake McDowell 2,097 849 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Bear Lake in Bear Rock Lakes WMA Bear Rock Lakes Ohio 242 98 Check mark
Becky Creek Randolph 1,930 781
Thumbnail image of Beech Fork Lake and picnic area at Beech Fork Lake WMA Beech Fork Lake Cabell
Wayne
7,531 3,048 Check mark Check mark
Thumbnail image of Berwind Lake Berwind Lake McDowell 93 38 8 Check mark
Beury Mountain Fayette 9,232[3][4] 3,736
Thumbnail image of Big Ditch Lake Big Ditch Webster 388 157 Check mark
Big Ugly Lincoln 5,300 2,145 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Bluestone Lake WMA entrance sign Bluestone Lake Summers
Mercer
Monroe
18,019 7,292 330 Check mark Check mark
Thumbnail image of sign for Burches Run WMA Burches Run Marshall 55 22
Thumbnail image of Falls Mill at Burnsville Lake Burnsville Lake Braxton 12,579 5,091 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Castleman Run Lake in Castleman Run Lake WMA Castleman Run Lake Brooke
Ohio
486 197 Check mark
Thumbnail image of sign for Cecil H. Underwood WMA Cecil H. Underwood Marshall 2,115 856
Thumbnail image of Lewis Wetzel WMA entrance sign Center Branch Harrison 974 394
Chief Cornstalk Mason 11,772 4,764 Check mark Check mark
Conaway Run Lake Tyler 630 255 Check mark Check mark
Cross Creek Brooke 2,080 842 Check mark
Dents Run Marion 1,226 496 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Dunkard Fork Lake Dunkard Fork Marshall 470 190 Check mark
Thumbnail image of view from East Lynn Lake dam East Lynn Lake Wayne 22,928 9,279 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Edwards Run at Edwards Run Wildlife Management Area Edwards Run Hampshire 397 153 Check mark
Elk Creek Logan
Mingo
6,004 2,430
Elk River Braxton 18,225 7,375 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Civil War trenches in Fort Mill Ridge WMA Fort Mill Ridge Hampshire 217 88
Frozen Camp Jackson 2,735 1,107 Check mark Check mark
Thumbnail image of sign for Green Bottom WMA Green Bottom Cabell
Mason
1,096 444
Handley Pocahontas 784 317
Hilbert Lincoln 289 117
Hillcrest Hancock 2,212 895 Check mark
Horse Creek Wyoming 48 19
Hughes River Ritchie
Wirt
10,000 4,047
Thumbnail image of Huttonsville State Farm WMA entrance sign Huttonsville State Farm Randolph 2,720 1,101
Thumbnail image of Lantz Farm and Nature Preserve WMA Lantz Farm and Nature Preserve Wetzel 548 222
Thumbnail  image of Laurel Lake in Laurel Lake WMA Laurel Lake Mingo 12,854 5,202 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Lewis Wetzel WMA entrance sign Lewis Wetzel Wetzel 13,590 5,500 Check mark
Thumbnail image of wooded area in Little Indian Creek WMA Little Indian Creek Monongalia 1,036 419
McClintic Mason 3,655 1,479 Check mark Check mark
Meadow River Greenbrier 2,504 1,013
Mill Creek Cabell 1,470 595
Thumbnail image of Moncove Lake Moncove Lake Monroe 898 363 Check mark
Morris Creek Clay
Kanawha
9,874 3,996
Nathaniel Mountain Hampshire 10,675 4,320
Thumbnail image of Panther Creek in Panther Wildlife Management Areas Panther McDowell 7,820 3,147 8 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Mason Lake at Pedlar WMA Pedlar Monongalia 766 310 Check mark Check mark
Thumbnail image of Tygart Lake in winter Pleasant Creek Barbour
Taylor
3,030 1,226 Check mark Check mark
Plum Orchard Lake Fayette 3,201 1,295 38 Check mark Check mark
Pruntytown State Farm Taylor 1,764 714
Thumbnail image of intake tower at R.D. Bailey Lake R.D. Bailey Lake Mingo
Wyoming
17,280 6,993 Check mark Check mark
Ritchie Mines Ritchie 2,300 931
Sand Hill Ritchie
Wood
967 391
Shannondale Springs Jefferson 1,566 634
Short Mountain Hampshire 8,005 3,240
Slatyfork Pocahontas
Randolph
49 20
Sleepy Creek Berkeley
Morgan
22,928 9,279 Check mark
Smoke Camp Lewis 252 102
Thumbnail image of Cheat Canyon in Snake Hill WMA Snake Hill Monongalia 3,092 1,251
South Branch Hampshire
Hardy
1,097 444
Thumbnail image of Stonecoal Lake Stonecoal Lake Lewis
Upshur
3,000 1,214 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Stonewall Jackson Lake Stonewall Jackson Lake Lewis 18,289 7,401 Check mark Check mark
Stumptown Calhoun
Gilmer
1,674 677
Thumbnail image of Summersville Lake Summersville Lake Nicholas 5,974 2,418 Check mark
Tate Lohr Mercer 576 233
Thumbnail image of Teter Creek Lake WMA Teter Creek Lake Barbour 136 55
The Jug Tyler 2,065 836
Thorn Creek Pendleton 528 214
Tug Fork McDowell 2,165 876
Turkey Run Jackson 64 26 Check mark
Thumbnail image of Upper Deckers Creek WMA Upper Deckers Creek Preston 56 23
Upper Mud River Lincoln 1,725 698
Valley Bend Wetlands Randolph 31 13
Thumbnail image of Lewis Wetzel WMA entrance sign Wallback Clay
Kanawha
Roane
11,757 4,758 Check mark
Widmeyer Morgan 422 171
Woodrum Lake Jackson 1,700 688 Check mark
Former West Virginia Wildlife Management Areas
Briery Mountain Wildlife Management Area – Closed in 2011.[5]
Fork Creek Wildlife Management Area – Closed in 2008.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Virginia State Parks Facilities Grid" (PDF). West Virginia State Parks. Archived from the original on 2009-03-14. Retrieved 2009-03-14. 
  2. ^ "Public Shooting Ranges in West Virginia". West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Archived from the original on 2009-03-14. Retrieved 2009-03-14. 
  3. ^ "Beury Mountain WMA in Fayette County Extended; National Wild Turkey Federation Supports Land Acquisition". West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. 2008-10-17. Archived from the original on 2009-03-14. Retrieved 2009-03-14. 
  4. ^ "New River Gorge land to be added to preserve". Charleston Gazette. February 2, 2010. Archived from the original on February 3, 2010. Retrieved February 3, 2010. 
  5. ^ Wolford, Michelle (September 28, 2011). "Hunting Banned at Briery Mountain". The Dominion Post (Morgantown, West Virginia). Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
  6. ^ "Fork Creek Wildlife Management Area Closes". West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. Archived from the original on 2009-03-14. Retrieved 2009-03-14. 

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