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Dan and Margaret James Wildlife Area

The 76-acre James Wildlife Area is located in Guernsey County, in southeastern Ohio. The wildlife area is approximately 3 miles west of Senecaville and can be accessed from Guernsey County Road 549 and Richland Twp. Road 4540.

Wildlife typically found in southeastern Ohio can be found on the James. Good numbers of fox and gray squirrels can be found in the larger forested areas along with deer and wild turkey. Woodland associated songbirds such as the scarlet tanager and pileated woodpecker can be observed on the area. Raccoons, red foxes, and mink are some of the furbearers you may find inhabiting the wildlife area.

The primary public opportunities on this small wildlife area are deer, turkey, and squirrel hunting. Opportunities for trapping and bird watching are also available on the James Wildlife Area.

Dan and Margaret James Wildlife Area
Guernsey County Road 549

Byesville, Ohio 43723

Phone Number(s)

Local Number: (740) 589-9930
Local Number: (740)-489-5021


Sunday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Special Hours: Contact the Wildlife District Four Office at (740) 589-9930 or the Salt Fork Wildlife Area Manager at (740) 489-5021 for information.


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