Woodrum Wildlife Management Area

The 1,696-acre Woodrum Wildlife Management Area (WMA) ranges across abandoned farms and hilly forests oak, pine, and hickory. Game traditionally hunted in the management area includes deer, grouse, squirrel, rabbit, turkey, and waterfowl. Woodrum Lake, at 240 acres, accommodates fishing for fishing for bluegill, crappie, bass, and muskellunge and is equipped with a boat ramp. Camping is prohibited in the management area.

Directions: The Woodrum Wildlife Management Area is located in southern Jackson County approximately 15 miles south of Ripley, WV, and 15 miles northeast of Sissonville, WV (in Kanawha County). To reach the management area from the I-77 expressway at Kenna, WV, follow Kentuck Road (CR-9) approximately five miles to a right turn onto CR-19 at the management area sign.

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

Hotels near Woodrum Lake WMA

Sissonville (WV) Hotels
Ripley (WV) Hotels

Regional Information

Further information on lodging, dining, and recreation near Woodrum Wildlife Management Area may be found in our guide to travel in the Mid-Ohio Valley Region of southern West Virginia, in which the management area is located. Is is also often included in the Metro Valley Region, in which additional information may be found.

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