Buffalo Run Wildlife Management Area

The 143-acre Buffalo Run Wildlife Management Area (WMA) ranges from bottoms along Middle Island Creek to moderate upland slopes with a patchwork of old fields and forests of oak and hickory. Game traditionally taken in the managment area include deer, squirrel, rabbit, and turkey. A boat ramp has been established on Middle Island Creek, in which bass, sunfish, muskellunge, channel catfish, and freshwater drum are taken. Camping is prohibited in the management area.

Directions: Buffalo Run Wildlife Management area is located in Tyler County, three miles southwest of Friendly, WV, and one mile west of Little, WV, on CR-14.

Buffalo Run WMA is managed by the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources. It was formerly known as the Buffalo Run Public Hunting & Fishing Area. Buffalo Run is a tributary of Middle Island Creek.

Hotels near Buffalo Run WMA

Friendly (WV) Hotels

Regional Information

Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation near the Buffalo Run Wildlife Management Area may be found in our guide to travel in the Mid-Ohio Valley Region of western West Virginia, in which management area is located.

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