Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area

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Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
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American black bear (Ursus americanus) may be found in the Morris Creek WMA
Map showing the location of Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area
Map showing the location of Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area
Location of Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia
LocationWest Virginia, United States
Coordinates38°28′49″N 81°18′36″W / 38.48028°N 81.31000°W / 38.48028; -81.31000Coordinates: 38°28′49″N 81°18′36″W / 38.48028°N 81.31000°W / 38.48028; -81.31000
Area9,874 acres (39.96 km2)[1]
Elevation620 ft (190 m)[2]
OperatorWildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources

Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area is located near Clendenin, West Virginia in Clay and Kanawha counties. Located on 9,874 acres (3,996 ha) of steeply forested woodlands, the Morris Creek WMA can be accessed from Morris Creek Road north of Clendenin, or from Leatherwood Creek Road south of Clendenin.[1]

Hunting and fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities in the Morris Creek WMA include deer, bear, squirrel, turkey.[1]

The excellent fishing opportunities are available in the Elk River, including bass, catfish, muskellunge, and walleye. Boat ramps are provided north of Clendenin at Queen Shoals and at the Clendenin Water Plant.[1]

Camping is not available in the WMA.[1] Camping is available at Kanawha State Forest, about 30 miles south near Charleston.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Morris Creek WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved December 20, 2008.
  2. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Morris Creek WMA, retrieved December 20, 2008

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