LOCATION AND DESCRIPTION
The 40-acre Warren Wildlife Area lies in northeast Ohio, south-central Trumbull County, Weathersfield Township. It is located on Austintown Warren Road three miles south of the city of Warren. There is a small marsh located in the center of the area. The area consists primarly of bottomland hardwoods.
HISTORY AND PURPOSE
The area was acquired through a mitigation agreement. The area is now managed for public hunting and fishing.
There are many game animals found on the area including fox squirrel, wild turkey, white-tailed deer, and cottontail rabbits. Furbearers such as mink, skunk, opossum, and muskrat are also present. Many species of nesting and migrating birds also use this area at different times of the year. The marsh and river are also used by beaver, river otter, and migrating waterfowl with wood ducks being the dominant species.
HUNTING, FISHING, AND TRAPPING
Warren Wildlife Area provides good hunting opportunities for white-tailed deer, wild turkey, squirrel, and some waterfowl. There is limited trapping for raccoon, mink, and muskrat. There is opportunity for fishing along the Mahoning River. Beaver and otter can be trapped by permit only.
PUBLIC USE FACILITIES
There is one parking lot on the west side of the area off Austintown-Warren Road.
Additional information may be obtained from the Area Manager, Mosquito Creek Waterfowl Management Area, 8303 N. Park Ave., N. Bloomfield, Ohio 44450; telephone (440) 685-4776 or from the Wildlife District Three Office, 912 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron, Ohio 44319; telephone (330) 644-2293.
TURN IN A POACHER
Ohio’s TIP, “Turn In a Poacher,” program is helping to curtail poaching throughout the state. TIP is designed to involve the public in reporting wildlife violations. Citizens who observe wildlife violations should call the TIP toll-free hotline, 1-800-POACHER.
Return to northeast Ohio list of wildlife area maps.