The Woodson Wildlife Area is situated around the Woodson State Lake.The oak covered Chautauqua Hills which lie along the east and south side of the lake, along with the native grass covered rolling terrain to the west and north, provide diversified habitat for several species of wildlife.
Woodson Wildlife Area Description
The oak covered Chautauqua Hills lie along the east and south side of the lake, along with the native grass covered rolling terrain to the west and north, provide a beautiful setting for Woodson State Fishing Lake. The lake itself is 180 surface acres and is located on a tributary of Big Sandy Creek.
About 75% of public use on the area centers around the lake. Primary use is by anglers; however, the beautiful surroundings of the lake draws many hunters and day users. Facilities provided for public use include:
- Two information kiosks
- One shelter house
- Four vault toilets
- One boat ramp
- One handicap accessible boat/fishing dock
- Five earthen fishing piers
- Seven miles of gravel roads.