The 2,078-acre Cross Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is chiefly covered in mixed hardwoods and climbs moderately steep slopes to gentle rolling, strip-mined land at 1,250 feet. Beaver Ponds follow the course of Parmar Run through the central management area. Game traditionally taken here includes deer, grouse, turkey, and waterfowl. Cross Creek provides fishing opportunities for bass, bluegill, and sunfish. Camping is prohibited in the management area.
Directions: Cross Creek Wildlife Management Area is located in eastern Brooke County six miles northeast of Wellsburg, WV. The area can be accessed from Wellsburg by following highway WV-2 north to Cross Creek Road (CR-7), the driving east along Cross Creek to Virginville, WV.
Cross Creek WMA is managed by the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources. It was formerly known as the Cross Creek Public Hunting & Fishing Area.
Hotels near Cross Creek WMA
Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation near the Cross Creek Wildlife Management Area may be found in our guide to travel in the Northern Panhandle Region in northern West Virginia, in which the management area is located.