Hilbert Wildlife Management Area

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Hilbert Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
The Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus) may be found in the Hilbert WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Lincoln
Elevation 850 ft (259.1 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°15′00″N 81°54′56″W / 38.25000°N 81.91556°W / 38.25000; -81.91556Coordinates: 38°15′00″N 81°54′56″W / 38.25000°N 81.91556°W / 38.25000; -81.91556
Area 289 acres (117.0 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Sod, West Virginia
Location of Hilbert Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Hilbert Wildlife Management Area is located in Lincoln County near Sod, West Virginia, less than forty-five minutes drive south of Charleston, the state capital. Located on 289 acres (117 ha), the WMA land is steep and heavily covered with second growth hickory-oak hardwood forest.[2]

From Charleston, follow U.S. Route 119/WV Route 214 to Alum Creek, then follow WV Route 214 west through Sod to Joes Creek Road. Follow Joes Creek Road north to the Hilbert WMA.


Hunting opportunities, though limited by the small size of Hilbert WMA, can include deer, fox, grouse, and squirrel.[2]

Camping is not permitted in the WMA.

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  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Hilbert WMA, retrieved October, 2008
  2. ^ a b c "Hilbert WMA page". WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2008-10-23. 

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