Pruntytown State Farm Wildlife Management Area

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Coordinates: 39°19′51″N 80°05′34″W / 39.33083°N 80.09278°W / 39.33083; -80.09278
Pruntytown State Farm Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Coyote portrait.jpg
Coyote (Canis latrans) may be found at the Pruntytown State Farm WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Taylor
Elevation 1,245 ft (379.5 m) [1]
Coordinates 39°19′51″N 80°05′34″W / 39.33083°N 80.09278°W / 39.33083; -80.09278
Area 1,764 acres (713.9 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources and
WV Department of Agriculture
Owner West Virginia Department of Agriculture
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Pruntytown, West Virginia
Location of Pruntytown State Farm Management Area in West Virginia

Pruntytown State Farm Wildlife Management Area, is located near Pruntytown, West Virginia in Taylor County. The WMA is managed as a beef cattle farm by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture. Located on 1,764 acres (7.14 km2) gently sloping farmland with hay and pasture fields and woodlots on the steeper slopes.[2]

Access to Pruntytown State Farm WMA is from U.S. Route 50 about 1/2 mile west of Pruntytown or from County Route 38 south of Pruntytown.

Hunting and Fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities in Pruntytown State Farm WMA include coyote, deer, grouse, mourning dove, rabbit, and turkey.[2]

Although camping is not allowed at the WMA, camping is available at nearby Tygart Lake State Park.[2] A firearm safety zone is maintained around the barns and other farm buildings.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Pruntytown State Farm WMA, retrieved December 27, 2008
  2. ^ a b c d "Pruntytown State Farm WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved December 27, 2008. 

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