Sand Hill Wildlife Management Area
|Sand Hill Wildlife Management Area|
|West Virginia Wildlife Management Area|
Eastern Grey Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) may be found at the Sand Hill WMA
|Counties||Wood and Ritchie|
|Elevation||1,200 ft (365.8 m) |
|Area||1,987 acres (804.1 ha) |
|Management||Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources|
|Owner||CNG Transmission Corporation and heirs of Dennis O'Brien|
|IUCN category||IV - Habitat/Species government Area|
|Nearest town||Parkersburg, West Virginia|
Sand Hill Wildlife Management Area is located near Parkersburg, West Virginia in Wood and Ritchie counties. Sand Hill WMA is located on 1,987 acres (804 ha) of rugged, hilly oak-hickory woodlands interspersed with timber, oil and gas development sites.
The WMA is located on both sides of U.S. Route 50 at the Wood/Ritchie county line, about 12 miles (19 km) east of Parkersburg. Access to the northern section is from old US 50 at the county line. Access to the southern end of the WMA is from Volcano Road off the Mountwood Park exit of US 50.
Hunting and Fishing
Although camping is not allowed at the WMA, camping is available at nearby North Bend State Park. A large firearm safety area is maintained around a mine on the northern section. Fishing is also available at North Bend.
- Acme Mapper 2.0, Sand Hill WMA, retrieved January 1, 2009
- "Sand Hill WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 1, 2009.