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State Forests

West Virginia State Parks and Forests
324 Fourth Ave
South Charleston, WV 25303
1-800-CALL WVA • www.wvstateparks.com

(Wildlife Management Areas are listed according to their reference on the WMA Map)

A. Cabwaylingo

Location: Wayne County
The forest is located on state Route 35 four miles off U.S. Route 152.
Size: 8,123 acres
Terrain: hilly to steep with gentle slopes in bottomlands and ridgetops
Hunting Prospects: fox, grouse, rabbit, raccoon, squirrel
> Deer population is low at this time.

Fishing Opportunities
West Fork of Twelve Pole Creek: trout stocked
Game Fish: trout

Accommodations and Facilities
www.cabwaylingo.com | (304) 385-4255
> Cabins − 1 modern, 13 standard
> Campsites − 21 tent/trailer
> 100-capacity group camp
> basketball court, dumping station, hiking trails, playgrounds, souvenir shop, swimming pool

Managed by WV State Parks

Owned by WVDNR
Managed cooperatively by WV Division of Forestry and WVDNR, Wildlife Resources Section

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B. Calvin Price

Location: Pocahontas County
Accessible from state Route 39 east of Marlinton.
Size: 9,482 acres
Terrain: moderately rugged covered in mixed hardwoods and pine
Hunting Prospects: bear, deer, grouse, squirrel, turkey

Accommodations and Facilities
Nearby:
Watoga State Park

www.watoga.com | (304) 799-4087
> Cabins − 10 modern, 24 standard
> Campsites − 75 tent/trailer, 13 tent, and 12 primitive sites
> arboretum, bathhouses, commissary, dumping stations, game courts, hiking/cross-country skiing trails, playground, restaurant (open April 15 – Oct. 15), swimming pool

Managed by WV State Parks

Owned by WVDNR
Managed cooperatively by WV Division of Forestry and WVDNR, Wildlife Resources Section

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C. Camp Creek

Location: Mercer County
From exit 20 of the West Virginia Turnpike (I-77), turn onto state Route 19/5 and follow the signs for two miles.
Size: 5,300 acres
> Adjacent state park consists of 500+ acres where no hunting is permitted; the area is posted.
Terrain: mountainous with narrow ridgetops and some rock outcroppings covered by oak-hickory forest
Hunting Prospects: deer, fox, grouse, raccoon, squirrel, turkey

Fishing Opportunities
Camp Creek: trout stocked
Game Fish: trout

Accommodations and Facilities
Nearby:
Camp Creek State Park

www.campcreekstatepark.com | (304) 425-9481
> Campsites − 26 tent/trailer, 14 horse and rider sites (reservation only)
> bathhouse, dumping station, game courts, gift shop, hiking/biking/horseback riding trails, playground

Managed by WV State Parks

Owned by WVDNR
Managed cooperatively by WV Division of Forestry and WVDNR, Wildlife Resources Section

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D. Coopers Rock

Location: Preston and Monongalia counties
Ten miles east of Morgantown on I-68.
Size: 12,713 acres
Terrain: forested, mountainous with gently sloping areas on ridgetops and numerous rock outcroppings
Hunting Prospects: deer, grouse, squirrel, turkey

Fishing Opportunities
Coopers Rock Lake: 6 acres
Game Fish: largemouth bass, bluegill, trout

Accommodations and Facilities
www.coopersrockstateforest.com | (304) 594-1561
> Campsites − 25 tent/trailer
> hiking/cross-country skiing trails, mountain biking trails, playground, trading post/snack bar

Managed by WV State Parks

Owned by WVDNR
Managed cooperatively by WV Division of Forestry and WVDNR, Wildlife Resources Section

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E. Greenbrier

Location: Greenbrier County
On state Route 60/14, 1.5 miles south of exit 175 of I-64, the forest is also accessible from state Route 60/34 from White Sulphur Springs or state Route 6/2 from Monroe County.
Size: 5,130 acres
Terrain: mountainous, covered with mature hardwood forests and dominated by Kates Mountain (3,280 feet)
Hunting Prospects: bear, deer, grouse, squirrel, turkey

Accommodations and Facilities
www.greenbriersf.com | (304) 536-1944
> Cabins − 12 standard, 1 physically challenged
> Campsites: 13 tent/trailer, 3 tent
> archery range, gift shop, hiking/fitness trails, playground, muzzleloading rifle range, swimming pool (accessible to physically
challenged)
Managed by WV State Parks

Owned by WVDNR
Managed cooperatively by WV Division of Forestry and WVDNR, Wildlife Resources Section

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F. Kanawha

Location: Kanawha County
From exit 58-A of I-64, follow state Route 214 to the second traffic light, turn left and follow Kanawha State Forest signs.
Size: 9,302 acres
Terrain: ranges from stream bottoms to moderate slopes covered with mixed hardwoods
Hunting Prospects: deer, fox, grouse, rabbit, raccoon, squirrel, turkey

Fishing Opportunities
Lake: 1 acre
> trout fishing restricted March through May to children 10 and under and Class Q permit holders
Game Fish: trout

Accommodations and Facilities
www.kanawhastateforest.com | (304) 558-3500
>Campsites − 24 tent/trailer, 22 tent
> two bathhouses, dumping station, hiking trails, mountain biking trails, playgrounds, 100-yard shooting range, swimming pool

Managed by WV State Parks

Owned by WVDNR
Managed by Wildlife Resources Section

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G. Kumbrabow

Location: Randolph County
Access can be gained by a rock base road off U.S. Routes 219 and 15, 32 miles south of Elkins.
Size: 9,474 acres
Terrain: primarily forested, mountainous
Hunting Prospects: bear, deer, grouse, turkey

Accommodations and Facilities
www.kumbrabow.com | (304) 335-2219
> Cabins − 5 rustic
> Cottages − 1
> Campsites − 13 tent/trailer
> bathhouse, coin-operated showers, hiking trails, laundry facilities, playground

Managed by WV State Parks

Owned by WVDNR
Managed cooperatively by WV Division of Forestry and WVDNR, Wildlife Resources Section

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H. Panther

Location: McDowell County
From the town of Panther take state Routes 3/1 and 3/2.
Size: 7,810 acres
Terrain: extremely mountainous with flat, narrow ridgetops and almost completely forested
Hunting Prospects: deer (archery only), grouse, squirrel
Trapping − bobcat, fox

Fishing Opportunities
Panther Creek: trout stocked
Game Fish: trout

Accommodations and Facilities
www.pantherstateforest.com | (304) 938-2252
> Campsites − 6 tent/trailer
> 60-capacity group camp
> hiking trails, swimming pool

Managed by WV State Parks

Owned by WVDNR
Managed cooperatively by WV Division of Forestry and WVDNR, Wildlife Resources Section

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I. Seneca

Location: Pocahontas County
Area is along state Route 28, 10 miles south of Green Bank.
Size: 11,684 acres
Terrain: pine-hardwood forests cover the gently sloping to hilly terrain ranging in elevation from 2,000 to 3,600 feet
Hunting Prospects: bear, deer, grouse, squirrel, turkey

Fishing Opportunities
Seneca Lake: 3 acres
> trout stocked
Game Fish: trout, warmwater species

Accommodations and Facilities
www.senecastateforest.com | (304) 799-6213
> Cabins − 8 rustic
> Campsites − 10 tent/trailer
> hiking trails, playground, mountain biking trails

Managed by WV State Parks

Owned by WVDNR
Managed cooperatively by WV Division of Forestry and WVDNR, Wildlife Resources Section
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