LIVING IN MORGAN COUNTY
Hunting & Fishing Licenses
Hunting and fishing licenses are required for everyone 15 to 65 to hunt or fish in West Virginia. Additional information and licenses available at the Courthouse, phone 304-258-8547 or online at wvdnr.gov
Sleepy Creek Wildlife Management Area
West Virginia Department of Natural Resources 304-822-3551
Location: Berkeley and Morgan counties
Approximately six miles southeast of Berkeley Springs and 11 miles west of Martinsburg, state Routes 8/2 (Highland Ridge) and 13/5 (Glenwood Road) in Morgan County or state Route 7/9 (Jones Springs and Shanghai) in Berkeley County.
Size: 22,928 acres
Terrain: oak-hickory forest covers 3,500 acres white Virginia pine-oak forest blankets most of the area
Hunting Prospects: deer, grouse, squirrel, turkey, bobcat, fox, raccoon
Fishing Opportunities: Sleepy Creek Lake: 205 acres with boat launch
Game Fish: largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, northern pike
Facilities: Campsites − 75 primitive with pit toilets
Trailers over 17 feet are not recommended due to graveled roads.
Widmyer Public Hunting Area
2 miles West of Berkeley Springs off Rt 9 304-258-8540
Open during hunting season. Public hunting with a license. Be advised never to hunt on private land without permission.