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Potomac Wildlife Management Area

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Pendleton County


Potomac WMA (139,786 acres) Randolph, Pendleton, Grant and Tucker counties. Access by U.S. Routes 33 and 220, and state Routes 28, 29 and 41. Elevations vary from 900 to 4,862 feet. Oak-hickory and northern hardwoods comprise the forests of this rugged area, which offers hunting for turkey, deer, bear, squirrel, grouse and rabbit. Accommodations are provided for the Class Q hunter. The North Fork of the South Branch and the main South Branch of the Potomac River, Red Creek, Gandy Creek, Dry Fork and Spruce Knob Lake offer trout fishing at its best. Numerous public use camping areas are maintained by the U.S. Forest Service. Potomac WMA contains Dolly Sods Wilderness Area, which encompasses 10,218 acres. Owned by U.S. Forest Service.


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