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{{Infobox protected area

| name = Stewarts Creek Wildlife Management Area

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| iucn_category = V

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| map_caption = Location within Virginia

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| location = [[Carroll County, Virginia|Carroll County]], [[Virginia]]

| nearest_city = [[Galax, Virginia|Galax]]

| coordinates = {{Coord|36|36|2|N|80|48|45|W|region:US-VA|display=title,inline}}<ref
name=PP>{{cite web |url=https://www.protectedplanet.net/555586402 |title=Stewarts Creek |
website=ProtectedPlanet |publisher=United Nations Environment Programme's World
Conservation Monitoring Centre |accessdate=January 15, 2017}}</ref>

| area_acre = 1087

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| governing_body = [[Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries]]

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'''Stewarts Creek Wildlife Management Area''' is a {{convert|1087|acre|km2|adj=on}} [[Virginia


Wildlife Management Areas|Wildlife Management Area]] (WMA) in [[Carroll County, Virginia]]. It
lies along the [[Blue Ridge Mountains]], with terrain that is rugged and steep; its lowest elevation
is {{convert|1580|ft|m}} above sea level, while the highest is at {{convert|2955|ft|m}}, near the
[[Blue Ridge Parkway]]. Five sections of streams totaling {{convert|4.8|mi|km}}, including the
[[headwater]]s of both the North and South forks of [[Stewarts Creek]], lie within the area's
boundaries; many of these contain populations of [[brook trout]], and are bordered by thickets
of [[rhododendron]]s. Most of the area is wooded, mainly with [[tulip poplar]], [[yellow birch]],
[[oak]], and [[hickory]].<ref name=VDGIF_SCWMA>{{cite web |
url=https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wma/stewarts-creek/ |title=Stewarts Creek |
publisher=Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries |accessdate=January 15,
2017}}</ref>

Stewarts Creek WMA is owned and maintained by the [[Virginia Department of Game and Inland
Fisheries]]. The area is open to the public for hunting, trapping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding,
and primitive camping.<ref name=VDGIF_SCWMA/> Access for persons 17 years of age or older
requires a valid hunting or fishing permit, or a WMA access permit.<ref
name=VDGIF_Permit>{{cite web |url=https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/access-permit/ |title=Access
Permit |publisher=Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries |accessdate=January 15,
2017}}</ref>

==See also==

* [[List of Virginia Wildlife Management Areas]]

==References==

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==External links==

*[https://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wma/stewarts-creek/ Virginia Department of Game and Inland


Fisheries: Stewarts Creek Wildlife Management Area]

{{Protected areas of Virginia}}

[[Category:Wildlife Management Areas of Virginia]]


[[Category:Protected areas of Carroll County, Virginia]]

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