Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area, Hedgesville

#14 of 20 in Wildlife in West Virginia
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Wildlife Area
Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area is located near Berkeley Springs, West Virginia in Morgan County and near Martinsburg in Berkeley County. Sleepy Creek WMA is located on 22928acre, mostly covered with mixed oak and pine forest, although about 3500acre are covered with mixed hardwoods. The 205acre Sleepy Creek Lake is located entirely within the WMA.
To access Sleepy Creek WMA from Berkeley Springs, follow U.S. Route 522 south to Winchester Grade Road and follow Winchester Grade Road to Shanghai Road. Follow east on Shanghai Road into the WMA. From Martinsburg, follow WV Route 9 about 9mi west to Back Creek Valley Road. From the intersection with WV Route 9, follow Back Creek Valley Road south about 7mi to Sleepy Creek Road. Follow Sleepy Creek Road west into the WMA.
Hunting opportunities in Sleepy Creek WMA include white-tailed deer, ruffed grouse, eastern gray squirrel, and wild turkey. Trapping opportunities can include bobcat, red fox, and raccoon.
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  • A remote area with very few visitors. Will need a 4 wheel drive vehicle to get up the bumpy roads none of which are paved. No facilities available  more »
  • Gorgeous walk and views are amazing for a peaceful day. Wear comfortable shoes and get out to nature, breathe in the forest and clean air.  more »

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