WVExp.com
The West Virginia. Cyclopedia


Otter Creek Wildlife Management Area

From West Virginia (WV) Cyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Randolph County


Otter Creek WMA (68,782 acres) Randolph and Tucker counties. Access is via U.S. Routes 219 and 33 and state Routes 72 and 32. The area consists of mountainous terrain ranging in elevation from 1,660 to 4,008 feet and is covered in mixed hardwood forests. Hunters will find bear, deer, turkey, snowshoe hare in higher elevations, squirrel and grouse. Accommodations are provided for the Class Q hunter. Anglers will enjoy trout fishing in Shavers Fork River, Dry Fork River, Glady Fork, Laurel Fork, Otter Creek and many miles of smaller tributaries. Camping can be found at Stuart and Bear Heaven recreation areas. This area contains the Otter Creek Wilderness Area with a total of 20,000 acres. Owned by U.S. Forest Service.


WMA Maps: Topo Map, Aerial Photo