Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Coordinates: 38°28′49″N 81°18′36″W / 38.48028°N 81.31000°W / 38.48028; -81.31000
Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
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American Black Bear (Ursus americanus) may be found in the Morris Creek WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Clay, Kanawha
Elevation 620 ft (189 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°28′49″N 81°18′36″W / 38.48028°N 81.31000°W / 38.48028; -81.31000
Area 9,874 acres (3,995.9 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources
Owner Bruce. B. Cameron Foundation and
B.B. and Louise W. Cameron Charitable Trust
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Clendenin, West Virginia
Location of Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area, is located near Clendenin, West Virginia in Clay and Kanawha counties. Located on 9,874 acres (3,996 ha) of steeply forested woodlands, the Morris Creek WMA can be accessed from Morris Creek Road north of Clendenin, or from Leatherwood Creek Road south of Clendenin.[2]

Hunting and Fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities in the Morris Creek WMA include deer, bear, squirrel, turkey.[2]

The excellent fishing opportunities are available in the Elk River, including bass, catfish, muskellunge, and walleye. Boat ramps are provided north of Clendenin at Queen Shoals and at the Clendenin Water Plant.[2]

Camping is not available in the WMA.[2] Camping is available at Kanawha State Forest, about 30 miles south near Charleston.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Morris Creek WMA, retrieved December 20, 2008
  2. ^ a b c d e "Morris Creek WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved December 20, 2008. 

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