Big Survey Wildlife Management Area

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Big Survey Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Big Survey Wildlife Management Area
Map showing the location of Big Survey Wildlife Management Area
Location Wythe County, Virginia
Nearest city Wytheville
Coordinates 36°55′01″N 81°02′24″W / 36.91682°N 81.03996°W / 36.91682; -81.03996Coordinates: 36°55′01″N 81°02′24″W / 36.91682°N 81.03996°W / 36.91682; -81.03996[1]
Area 7,500 acres (30 km2)
Governing body Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Big Survey Wildlife Management Area is a 7,500-acre (30 km2) Wildlife Management Area in Wythe County, Virginia. The preserve's woodland sits on four mountain ridges and divides the watersheds of Reed and Cripple creeks in the New River Valley. Among the trees and shrubs to be found there are rhododendron, azalea, oak, hickory, and pine.[2]

Big Survey Wildlife Management Area is owned and maintained by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. The area is open to the public for hunting, hiking, horseback riding, and camping.[2] Access for persons 17 years of age or older requires a valid hunting permit, fishing permit, or WMA access permit.[3]

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  1. ^ "The Big Survey". ProtectedPlanet. United Nations Environment Programme's World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Retrieved December 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Big Survey". Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Retrieved December 30, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Access Permit". Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Retrieved December 30, 2016. 

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