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Clear Creek WMA
858 acres in Hopkins Co.

Contact Information:
(270) 273-3568

5 miles southwest of Nebo on KY 109. Wetlands with some shoreline. Offers waterfowl hunting, fishing in the main channel and bird watching opportunities.
Lee K. Nelson WMA
60 acres in Webster Co.

Contact Information:
(270) 389-3580

2 miles from Dixon off Hobart Gardner Rd. Rolling terrain, mostly forested in oak, hicory. Deer, turkey & small game hunting. Small pond.
Higginson-Henry WMA
5,450 acres in Union Co.

Contact Information:
(270) 389-3580

2 miles east of Morganfield of KY 56. Rolling hills with hardwood sections, lots of small clearings and wildlife plantings. Migratory waterfowl, some songbirds on the moist soil units, rabbit and quail hunting. Learning center, interpretive hiking trals and various wildlife habitat vegetative plants to view. Hiking, 80-acre lake with bank fishing, launching ramp, 2 smaller lakes, picnic areas. Camping on designated sites only.
Sloughs WMA
10,633 acres in Henderson & Union Counties

Contact Information:
(270) 827-2673

Ridges, sloughs, moist soil, woodlands, brush and open crop fields. Kentucky's largest great blue heron rookery located here and Canadian geese and ducks winter here every year.
Green River State Forest
1,117 acres in Henderson Co.
5 miles northeast of Henderson on US 60. 65-70 acres of swampland and bottomlands, the rest is gently sloping uplands.
L. B. Davidson WMA
134 acres in Ohio Co.

Contact Information:
(270) 273-3568

4 miles west of the Hwy 54 junction. Hilly terrain, steep cliffs, almost completely forested, much in virgin hardwoods. Fishing & boating in bordering Rough River. Deer, turkey, squirrel hunting.
Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center
10,913 acres in Muhlenberg Co.
Near Central City, off of Wendell H. Ford Parkway and US 431. Active military reservation, access is only by an enforced system.
Peabody WMA
46,841 acres in Hopkins, Ohio & Muhlenberg Co.

Contact Information:
(270) 273-3568

1 Tract (Sinclair) contains waterfowl refuge around Goose Lake. Rough terrain from swampland to high ridges and deep pits; mostly reclaimed coal land with numerous excavated ridges and water-filled strip mine pits. Excellent birding and fishing opportunities. Deer, turkey, waterfowl, small game, quail. Horseback riding trails in Muhlenberg and Ohio County.
Yellowbank WMA
5,663 acres in Breckinridge Co.

Contact Information:
(270) 547-6856

Near the Ohio River and Meade Co. line. Steep to moderate sloping woodlands, hardwood forest and flat river bottom farmlands. Deer, horsebacking riding, hiking. Information station. Prairie grasses, wetlands, archery trail, campground. Fishing in area ponds and Yellowbank creek.
Rough River Lake WMA
7,218 acres, portion of shoreline in Breckinridge, Grayson & Hardin Counties

Contact Information:
(270) 257-2311
Website, click here.

Rough terrain, high banks limit access to established areas. Wooded, with a few cleared fields.

Camping, swimming and overnight accommodations at nearby Rough River Dam State Resort Park. Fishing and boating in the lake. Campgrounds open year round.

Nolin River Lake WMA
6,963 acres in Grayson, Edmonson & Hart Counties

Contact Information:
(270) 646-5167
Website, click here.

Terrain is rolling to rugged, with a mixture of wooded area and cleared fields, some wildlife food plots. Fishing, boating and other water sports on lake. Hunting in small isolated areas.

Nolin River Lake State Park campgrounds open year round. (270) 286-4240.

Barren River Lake WMA
8.747 acres in Barren & Allen Counties

Contact Information:
(270) 646-5167
Website, click here.

Hilly to gently sloping terrain with woodlands and cleared bottomlands maintained for wildlife. Islands open to primitive weapons hunting only. Tail-water campgrounds open year round. No camping on management area.

Boating, fishing on Barren Lake, camping, golf, horseback riding, swimming, lodge accommodations at nearby Barren River Lake Resort Park. (270) 646-2151

Fort Knox Military Reservation
109,685 acres in Bullitt, Meade & Hardin Counties

Contact Information:
(502) 624-2712

60% is open to hunting under special regulations. Active military reservation. 120 miles of road. Rolling upland, broad ridge tops, narrow valleys with steep to sloping cliffs. Hardwood forests. Trout streams and several lakes available for fishing.

Please note that the pictures used on this website represent only a small portion of the diverse natural wonders that can be viewed in Public Wildlife Areas in Kentucky.

For more information about these WMA's, click here to visit the Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources website.
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