Hidden Valley Wildlife Management Area
|Hidden Valley Wildlife Management Area|
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
|Location||Washington County, Virginia|
|Area||6,400 acres (26 km2)|
|Governing body||Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries|
Hidden Valley Wildlife Management Area is a 6,400-acre (26 km2) Wildlife Management Area in Washington County, Virginia, along its border with Russell County. The area is typified by mountainous mature hardwood forests that have regenerated on land logged in the early twentieth century; a number of small openings which are also maintained as habitat for local wildlife. Its elevation ranges from 2,000 to 4,000 feet (610 to 1,220 m) above sea level. At the head of the valley is the 60-acre (24 ha) Hidden Valley Lake, which serves as the source of Brumley Creek.
Hidden Valley 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, trapping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, boating, and primitive camping. A boat launch is available on the north side of Hidden Valley Lake. Access for persons 17 years of age or older requires a valid hunting or fishing permit, a current Virginia boat registration, or a WMA access permit.
- "Hidden Valley". ProtectedPlanet. United Nations Environment Programme's World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
- "Hidden Valley". Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
- "Access Permit". Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
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