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Cranberry Wildlife Management Area

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Cranberry WMA (158,147 acres) Nicholas, Webster, Pocahontas and Greenbrier counties. State Routes 150, 39, 7, 48 and 46 provide access to the area. Elevations range from 1,900 to 4,600 feet in mountainous terrain covered with mature hardwood forests. Hunting for bear, turkey, deer, limited showshoe hare in higher elevations and squirrel is very productive. Accommodations are provided for the Class Q hunter. Summit Lake, 42 acres, North and South forks of the Cherry River, Cherry River, Williams River and Cranberry River provide excellent trout fishing. Camping areas are located at Cranberry, Summit Lake, Bishop Knob and Big Rock. The area contains the Cranberry Wilderness Area, totalling 35,864 acres. Owned by U.S. Forest Service.

Webster County: 12 km NE of Richwood, West Virginia

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