Mike Freeze Wattensaw Wildlife Management Area
Located in eastern Prairie County, Mike Freeze Wattensaw WMA contains approximately 19,750 acres. There are more than 14,400 acres in timber, primarily oak and hickory; and 2000 acres of old fields that are managed on a rotational basis by controlled burns, bush hogging, disking and planting. Several hundred acres of old beaver ponds provide valuable habitat for furbearers and waterfowl. Webb and Moore’s Lake are oxbow lakes, formed by the White River running along the east side of the WMA. In addition, there are 200 acres of streams and ponds including nine created from the removal of dirt for I-40 construction. The main streams include: Wattensaw Bayou, Hurricane Creek, Miller Creek, Clark Creek, Barkley Branch and Bell Branch.

There are 38 primitive campsites maintained by area personnel.

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