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Thorn Creek Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Wildlife Management Area
Eastern Gray Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) may be found at the Thorn Creek WMA
Country  United States
State  West Virginia
Counties Pendleton
Elevation 1,960 ft (597.4 m) [1]
Coordinates 38°34′31″N 79°21′50″W / 38.57528°N 79.36389°W / 38.57528; -79.36389
Area 528 acres (213.7 ha) [2]
Management Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources

IUCN category IV - Habitat/Species government Area
Nearest town Franklin, West Virginia
Location of Thorn Creek Wildlife Management Area in West Virginia

Thorn Creek Wildlife Management Area, is located about 7 miles south of Franklin, West Virginia in Pendleton County. Thorn Creek WMA is located on 528 acres (214 ha) of steep terrain along hills above Thorn Creek.[2]
The WMA is accessed from Thorn Creek Road about 4 miles off of U.S. 219, south of Franklin.


Hunting and Fishing

Hunting opportunities in Thorn Creek WMA include deer, squirrel, and turkey .[2]

Thorn Creek is limited to fly fishing in the trout-filled Thorn Creek.

Rustic camping is not available at the WMA.[2]

See also

West Virginia portal


  1. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Thorn Creek WMA, retrieved January 12, 2009
  2. ^ a b c d "Thorn Creek WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved January 12, 2009.  

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