Stonecoal Lake Wildlife Management Area facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStonecoal Lake Wildlife Management Area
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
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 ( ), 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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