Thorn Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Coordinates: 38°34′31″N 79°21′50″W / 38.57528°N 79.36389°W / 38.57528; -79.36389
Thorn Creek Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Pendleton
Elevation 1,960 ft (597.4 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°34′31″N 79°21′50″W / 38.57528°N 79.36389°W / 38.57528; -79.36389
Area 528 acres (213.7 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources
Owner WVDNR
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Franklin, West Virginia
Location of Thorn Creek Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Thorn Creek Wildlife Management Area, is located about 7 miles south of Franklin, West Virginia in Pendleton County. Thorn Creek WMA is located on 528 acres (214 ha) of steep terrain along hills above Thorn Creek.[2]

The WMA is accessed from Thorn Creek Road about 4 miles off of U.S. 219, south of Franklin.

Hunting and Fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities in Thorn Creek WMA include deer, squirrel, and turkey .[2]

Thorn Creek is limited to fly fishing in the trout-filled Thorn Creek.

Rustic camping is not available at the WMA.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Thorn Creek WMA, retrieved January 12, 2009
  2. ^ a b c d "Thorn Creek WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 12, 2009. 

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