|Ritchie Mines Wildlife Management Area|
|West Virginia Wildlife Management Area|
Wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) may be found at the Ritchie Mines WMA
|Elevation||790 ft (240.8 m) |
|Area||2,300 acres (930.8 ha) |
|Management||Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of
|IUCN category||IV - Habitat/Species government Area|
|Nearest town||Smithville, West Virginia|
Location of Ritchie Mines Management Area in West Virginia
Ritchie Mines Wildlife Management Area, is
located near Smithville, West Virginia in
Ritchie County. Ritchie
Mines WMA is located on 2,300 acres (930 ha) of rugged,
To access the WMA from the south, follow Route 47 west 8 miles from Smithville to Macfarlan Creek Road. Follow Macfarlan Creek Road north to the WMA.
Although camping is not allowed at the WMA, camping is available at nearby North Bend State Park. A historically significant asphalt mine is located on the WVA. Fishing is also available at North Bend.
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