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Potomac Wildlife Management Area

Potomac Wildlife Management Area, Harman, WV 26270

Potomac Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is home to 139,786 acres that spread across Randolph, Pendleton, Grant, and Tucker counties and can be accessed by U.S. Routes 33 and 220, and state Routes 28, 29 and 41. The elevations within the Potomac WMA 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.

All residents must have a proper hunting license and all non-residents must have a non-resident hunting license. Additional permits may be required. Hunters with physical disabilities may be eligible for disability permits.

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