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Center Branch Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Entrance sign along Turkey Run Road
Country  United States
State  West Virginia
County Harrison
Elevation 1,175 ft (358.1 m) [1]
Coordinates 39°13′52″N 80°19′38″W / 39.23111°N 80.32722°W / 39.23111; -80.32722
Area 975 acres (394.6 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WVDNR
Owner West Virginia Division of Natural Resources
IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Stonewood, West Virginia
Location of Center Branch Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia
Wikimedia Commons: Center Branch Wildlife Management Area

Center Branch Wildlife Management Area is located on 975 acres (395 ha) in Harrison County near Stonewood, West Virginia.[2] The WMA is located on a former strip mine site, and contains several flat benches and high walls. Second growth oak-hickory and mixed hardwoods forests cover much of the land.

Center Branch is located along Turkey Run, a tributary of Elk Creek and the West Fork River.[3][4] The main entrance is via Turkey Run Road (County Route 20/11) off West Virginia Route 20 near Stonewood.

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Hunting

Hunting opportunities include deer, grouse, squirrel, turkey and grouse. Camping is prohibited at this WMA.[5]

See also

References

  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Turkey Run Road in Center Branch WMA, retrieved August 10, 2008
  2. ^ a b "Center Branch WMA page". WV Division of Natural Resources. http://www.wvdnr.gov/Hunting/D1WMAareas.shtm#6d1. Retrieved 2008-08-10.  
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. Mount Clare, West Virginia quadrangle [map], 1:24,000, 7.5-Minute Series (Topographic). (1976)
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. Clarksburg, West Virginia quadrangle [map], 1:24,000, 7.5-Minute Series (Topographic). (1996) ISBN 0-607-93811-0.
  5. ^ "West Virginia Wildlife Management Areas". West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. http://www.wvdnr.gov/Hunting/WMAAreas.shtm. Retrieved 2008-08-10.  

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