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Stonecoal Lake Wildlife Management Area
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
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Stonecoal Lake near the dam
Location West Virginia, United States
Area 2,985 acres (12.08 km2)
Elevation 1,145 ft (349 m)
Operator West Virginia Division of Natural Resources, Wildlife Resources Section
Website WVDNR District 3 Wildlife Management Areas

Stonecoal Lake Wildlife Management Area is located on 2,985 acres (1,208 ha) in Lewis and Upshur counties, east of Weston, West Virginia, United States. The wildlife management area is centered on Stonecoal Lake (38°59′17″N 80°22′41″W / 38.98806°N 80.37806°W / 38.98806; -80.37806), a hydroelectric project owned by Allegheny Energy. The lake was built in 1972 to provide water to Allegheny Energy's coal-fired power plant in Harrison County.

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