Frozencamp Wildlife Management Area

The 2,587-acre Frozencamp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) protects wooded slopes, open bottomland, and open ridge tops on the left and right forks of Frozencamp Creel. Game traditionally hunted in the management area include deer, grouse, squirrel, rabbit, turkey, and waterfowl. Left Fork Lake, at 22 acres, and Right Fork Lake, at 20 acres, accommodate fishing for bluegill, largemouth bass, and channel catfish. Right Fork Lake is equipped with a boat ramp. Left Fork Lake is accessible only on foot. A 200-yard shooting range has been developed the property. Camping is prohibited in the managementa area.

Directions: Frozencamp Wildlife Management Area is located in western Jackson County and eastern Roane County between Ripley, WV, to the west, and Spencer, WV, to the east. To reach the area from Ripley, follow highway US-33 east approximately 14 miles and turn right onto Frozencamp Road (CR-28). A mile farther, turn right onto CR-28/2.

Frozencamp WMA is managed by the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources. It was formerly known as the Frozencamp Public Hunting & Fishing Area.

Hotels near Frozencamp WMA

Ripley (WV) Hotels
Spencer (WV) Hotels

Regional Information

Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation near Frozencamp Wildlife Management Area may be found in our guide to travel in the Heartland Region in central West Virginia, in which the management area is located. The county is also often considered part of Mid-Ohio Valley Region, in which travel information may also be found.

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