Wildlife Management Areas

Pond at McClintic Wildlife Management Area, Wildlife Management Areas, Mid-Ohio Valley Region

Lilies on McClintic Pond

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources manages more than a million acres of publicly accessible land through its wildlife management program, including properties designated as Wildlife Management Areas. Wildlife Management Areas, or WMAs, formerly known as “public hunting and fishing areas” are located in almost every West Virginia county. Most wildlife management areas in West Virginia accommodate both hunting and fishing.

  • Allegheny Wildlife Management Area
  • Amherst-Plymouth Wildlife Management Area
  • Anawalt Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Bear Rock Lakes Wildlife Management Area
  • Becky Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Beech Fork Wildlife Management Area
  • Berwind Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Beury Mountain Wildlife Management Area
  • Big Ditch Wildlife Management Area
  • Big Ugly Wildlife Management Area
  • Bluestone Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Briery Mountain Wildlife Management Area
  • Buffalo Run Wildlife Management Area
  • Burches Run Wildlife Management Area
  • Burnsville Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Castleman Run Wildlife Management Area
  • Cecil H Underwood Wildlife Management Area
  • Center Branch Wildlife Management Area
  • Chief Cornstalk Wildlife Management Area
  • Conaway Run Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Cross Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Deckers Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Dunkard Fork Wildlife Management Area
  • East Lynn Wildlife Management Area
  • Edwards Run Wildlife Management Area
  • Elk Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Elk River Wildlife Management Area
  • Fort Mill Ridge Wildlife Management Area
  • Frozencamp Wildlife Management Area
  • Green Bottom Wildlife Management Area
  • Handley Wildlife Management Area
  • Hilbert Wildlife Management Area
  • Hillcrest Wildlife Management Area
  • Horse Creek Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Hughes Wildlife Management Area
  • Huttonsville Wildlife Management Area
  • Lantz Farm & Nature Preserve Wildlife Management Area
  • Laurel Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Lewis Wetzel Wildlife Management Area
  • Little Indian Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • McClintic Wildlife Management Area
  • Meadow River Wildlife Management Area
  • Mill Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Moncove Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Morris Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Nathaniel Mountain Wildlife Management Area
  • O’Brien Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Pedlar Wildlife Management Area
  • Pleasant Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Plum Orchard Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Pruntytown State Farm Wildlife Management Area
  • R.D. Bailey Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Ritchie Mines Wildlife Management Area
  • Rollins Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Sand Hill Wildlife Management Area
  • Shannondale Wildlife Management Area
  • Short Mountain Wildlife Management Area
  • Slatyfork Wildlife Management Area
  • Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Smoke Camp Wildlife Management Area
  • Snake Hill Wildlife Management Area
  • South Branch Wildlife Management Area
  • Stonecoal Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Stonewall Jackson Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Stumptown Wildlife Management Area
  • Summersville Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Tate Lohr Wildlife Management Area
  • Teter Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • The Jug Wildlife Management Area
  • Thorn Creek Wildlife Management Area
  • Tug Fork Wildlife Management Area
  • Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area
  • Upper Mud River Wildlife Management Area
  • Valley Bend Wildlife Management Area
  • Wallback Wildlife Management Area
  • Warden Lake Wildlife Management Area
  • Widmeyer Wildlife Management Area
  • Woodrum Wildlife Management Area
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Rules and resources concerning wildlife management areas in West Virginia are subject to change on an almost seasonal basis. If you find information that appears outdated or incorrect, please contact a member of our editorial staff. Corrections can also be submitted to the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources.

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