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Rimel Wildlife Management Area

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Pocahontas County


Rimel WMA (67,251 acres) Pocahontas County. Access is by state Routes 39, 28, 92 and 84. Thirty miles of paved roads and 46 miles of unpaved secondary roads traverse the area. The area is composed of mountainous terrain covered by oak-hickory, oak-pine and northern hardwood forests. Turkey, bear, deer, squirrel, grouse and rabbit are the principal game species. Accommodations are provided for the Class Q hunter. Knapps Creek, Seneca Lake and several smaller streams provide native and stocked trout fishing. Pocahontas and Bird Run campgrounds, Seneca State Forest and Watoga State Park are within the area. Seneca and Watoga have camping facilities. Owned by U.S. Forest Service.


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