Pruntytown State Farm Wildlife Management Area

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Pruntytown State Farm Wildlife Management Area
Coyote portrait.jpg
Coyote (Canis latrans) may be found at the Pruntytown State Farm WMA
Map showing the location of Pruntytown State Farm Wildlife Management Area
Map showing the location of Pruntytown State Farm Wildlife Management Area
Location of Pruntytown State Farm Management Area in West Virginia
Location Taylor, West Virginia, United States
Coordinates 39°19′51″N 80°05′34″W / 39.33083°N 80.09278°W / 39.33083; -80.09278Coordinates: 39°19′51″N 80°05′34″W / 39.33083°N 80.09278°W / 39.33083; -80.09278
Area 1,764 acres (7.14 km2)[1]
Elevation 1,245 ft (379 m)[2]
Operator Wildlife Resources Section, WV Division of Natural Resources and
WV Department of Agriculture

Pruntytown State Farm Wildlife Management Area, is located near Pruntytown, West Virginia in Taylor County. The WMA is managed as a beef cattle farm by the West Virginia Department of Agriculture. Located on 1,764 acres (7.14 km2) gently sloping farmland with hay and pasture fields and woodlots on the steeper slopes.[1]

Access to Pruntytown State Farm WMA is from U.S. Route 50 about 1/2 mile west of Pruntytown or from County Route 38 south of Pruntytown.

Hunting and Fishing

Hunting opportunities in Pruntytown State Farm WMA include coyote, deer, grouse, mourning dove, rabbit, and turkey.[1]

Although camping is not allowed at the WMA, camping is available at nearby Tygart Lake State Park.[1] A firearm safety zone is maintained around the barns and other farm buildings.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Pruntytown State Farm WMA page". West Virginia DNR website. WV Division of Natural Resources. Retrieved December 27, 2008.
  2. ^ Acme Mapper 2.0, Pruntytown State Farm WMA, retrieved December 27, 2008

External links

  • West Virginia DNR District 1 Wildlife Management Areas
  • West Virginia Hunting Regulations
  • West Virginia Fishing Regulations
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