Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area
|Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area|
|West Virginia Wildlife Management Area|
Wild turkey, Meleagris gallopavo, is found in the Becky Creek WMA
|Elevation||2,450 ft (746.8 m)|
|Area||1,930 acres (781.0 ha) |
|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|
|Website: WVDNR District 3 Wildlife Management Areas|
Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area is located on 1,930 acres (780 ha) 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.
Hunting and Trapping
- WVDNR District 3 Wildlife Management Areas, Accessed April 3, 2008
- Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 100.