The 27-acre Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area (WMA) ranges across two small hills on Turkey Run, a small tributary of the Ohio River. Turkey Run Lake, at 15 acres, is equipped with a boat launch and accommodates fishing for trout, crappie, bluegill, and channel catfish. Camping is prohibited in the management area.
Directions: The Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area is located in northern Jackson County, two miles north of Ravenswood, WV. To reach the area from Ravenswood, follow highway WV-68 north to to a right turn onto Miner Drive (CR-2/18).
Turkey Run WMA is managed by the W.Va. Division of Natural Resources. It was formerly known as the Turkey Run Public Hunting & Fishing Area.
Hotels near Turkey Run WMA
Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation near the Turkey Run Wildlife Management Area may be found in our guide to travel in the Mid-Ohio Valley Region in northern West Virginia, in which the management area is located.