Stumptown Wildlife Management Area

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Stumptown Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
White-tailed deer.jpg
White tail deer (Odocoileus virginianus) may be found at the Stumptown WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Calhoun, Gilmer
Elevation 734 ft (223.7 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°50′46″N 80°59′26″W / 38.84611°N 80.99056°W / 38.84611; -80.99056Coordinates: 38°50′46″N 80°59′26″W / 38.84611°N 80.99056°W / 38.84611; -80.99056
Area 1,675 acres (677.8 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Stumptown, West Virginia
Location of Stumptown Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Stumptown Wildlife Management Area is located in both Calhoun and Gilmer Counties near the community of Stumptown, West Virginia. Stumptown WMA is located on 1,675 acres (678 ha) of hilly terrain, mostly covered with mixed oak and pine forest, with stands of mixed hardwoods.[2]

Access to Stumptown WMA is from the north off U.S. Route 33 on Mikes Run Road at Stumptown, on Middle Run Road at Lockney, and on Lower Run Road at Normantown.

Hunting, trapping and fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities in Stumptown WMA include deer, grouse, raccoon, squirrel, and turkey.[2]

Fishing opportunities are very limited here, as both Middle Run and Lower Run tend to run dry most summers.

Camping is not allowed in the WMA. Camping is available at nearby Cedar Creek State Park.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Stumptown WMA, retrieved January 4, 2009
  2. ^ a b c d "Stumptown WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 4, 2009. 

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