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Things to Do

  • map of lake with small fishing boats at shorelineFishing (with required state license)
  • Hunting (with required state license)
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding - stable available for overnight rentals  
  • Canoeing
  • Boating
  • Picnicking

Sherman Ballard Recreation Area

Bluestone Wildlife Management Area offers a rustic building with open air construction with only the bathroom completely enclosed. It has 6 sets of bunk beds, a full kitchen, full bathroom, and covered "porch" area. It is used frequently for family reunions, weddings, receptions, hunting parties, etc.  It is rustic. There is no television, air conditioning or phones at this overnight facility. Please call our office for details and rates. 

  • Boat or canoe rentals are not available at Bluestone Wildlife Management Area.
  • To purchase West Virginia hunting and fishing licenses online, click the tab “WV Fishing/Hunting License” in the left






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