Widmeyer Wildlife Management Area

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Widmeyer Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
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Wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) may be found at the Widmeyer WMA
Country United States
State West Virginia
Counties Morgan
Elevation 690 ft (210.3 m) [1]
Coordinates 39°38′42″N 78°13′44″W / 39.64500°N 78.22889°W / 39.64500; -78.22889Coordinates: 39°38′42″N 78°13′44″W / 39.64500°N 78.22889°W / 39.64500; -78.22889
Area 422 acres (170.8 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Great Cacapon, West Virginia
Location of Widmeyer Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Widmeyer Wildlife Management Area, is located about 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Great Cacapon, West Virginia in Morgan County. Widmeyer WMA is located on 422 acres (171 ha) of upland hills above the Potomac River.[2]

The WMA is accessed from Bennett Lane off Cacapon Road (WV Route 9) between Great Cacapon and Berkeley Springs.

Hunting and fishing[edit]

Hunting opportunities in the WMA include deer, squirrel, and turkey.[2]

Camping is not available at the WMA.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Widmeyer WMA, retrieved January 28, 2009
  2. ^ a b c d "Widmeyer WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 28, 2009. 

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