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Shannondale Springs Wildlife Management Area

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Jefferson County

Shannondale Springs WMA (1,361 acres) Jefferson County. The area can be reached by traveling about four miles east of Charles Town on state Route 9 and then turning onto Mission Road. Mature hardwood forest, brush land and open fields cover the rolling hills which range in elevation from 350 to 700 feet. Hunting is excellent for white tailed deer, squirrel and raccoon. Turkey, mourning dove, bobwhite quail, woodcock and waterfowl also provide hunting opportunities. Furbearers on the area include red and gray fox, opossum, skunk, mink, muskrat and beaver. The Shenandoah River provides excellent fishing for smallmouth bass, channel catfish, rock bass and panfish. Camping and open fires are prohibited. Owned by WVDNR.

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