Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Meleagris gallopavo Wild Turkey.jpg
Wild turkey, Meleagris gallopavo, is found in the Becky Creek WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Randolph
Elevation 2,450 ft (746.8 m)
Coordinates 38°37′24″N 79°57′56″W / 38.62333°N 79.96556°W / 38.62333; -79.96556Coordinates: 38°37′24″N 79°57′56″W / 38.62333°N 79.96556°W / 38.62333; -79.96556
Area 1,930 acres (781.0 ha) [1]
Management West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Section
Owner West Virginia Department of Agriculture
For public Hunting, trapping, camping
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest city Huttonsville, West Virginia
Location of Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia
Website: WVDNR District 3 Wildlife Management Areas

Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area is located on 1,930 acres (780 ha)[1] south of Huttonsville in Randolph County, West Virginia. The terrain at Becky Creek is steep, and is covered with second-growth hardwood forest. Camping is permitted in the designated area. Camping is also available at nearby Kumbrabow State Forest.

Becky Creek derives its name from a local pioneer whose name is variously cited as either Becky or Beckay.[2]

Hunting and Trapping[edit]

Hunting opportunities include bear, deer, and turkey. Opportunities to trap for fur can include bobcat, fox and raccoon.[1]

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