The 3,061-acre Beury Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA) protects a forest of mixed hardwoods and oak and hickory in the highlands east of the New River Gorge. Principal game harvested in the management area includes deer, squirrel, and turkey. The management area adjoins Babcock State Park on the north, and the New River Gorge National River on the west. Camping is prohibited in the management area but is accommodated in the state park and the national river area.
Directions: The Beury Mountain Wildlife Management Area is located in Fayette County near Thurmond, WV, and Fayetteville, WV. The area is best reached from highway US-60 at Lookout, WV. From Lookout, follow WV-41 south to Landisburg, WV, then CR-19/33 westward approximately three miles.
Beury Mountain WMA is managed by the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources.
Hotels near Beury Mountain WMA
Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation near Beury Mountain Wildlife Management Area may be found in our guide to travel in the New River Gorge Region in southern West Virginia, in which the management area is located.