The 10,675-acre Nathaniel Mountain Wildlife Management Area (WMA) ranges across oak, pine, and hickory forests on Big, Piney, and Nathaniel mountains, which ascend as high as 3,050 feet above sea level. Game traditionally hunted in the management area includes bear, deer, fox, squirrel, turkey, bobcat, and coyote. More than 70 primitive campsites with pit toilets have been developed in the management area.
Directions: The Nathaniel Mountain Wildlife Management Area is located in southern Hampshire County south of Romney, WV, and northeast of Moorefield, WV (in Hardy County). To reach the area, from Romney, follow highway US-50 east one mile to Grassy Lick Road (CR-10). Follow the latter south eight miles to the management area entrance road.
The Nathanial Mountain WMA is managed by the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources. It was formerly known as the Nathaniel Mountain Public Hunting & Fishing Area.
Hotels near Nathaniel Mountain WMA
Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation near the Nathaniel Mountain Wildlife Management Area may be found in our guide to travel in the Potomac Branches Region in eastern West Virginia, in which the management area is located.