Spring turkey and spring squirrel hunting seasons are open under statewide regulations on most wildlife management areas (WMAs) owned, leased or managed by Kentucky Fish and Wildlife. However, special regulations are in effect on Barren River Lake WMA, Higginson-Henry WMA, Livingston County WMA, Otter Creek Outdoor Recreation Area, Peabody WMA, Pioneer Weapons WMA, Robinson Forest WMA and West Kentucky WMA. Please consult the Kentucky Spring Hunting Guide for more details about these WMAs and federal lands.

WMA Overview

Size: 572 acres
Location: Cumberland
Contact: (270) 465-5039
Elevation: minimum 525 feet, maximum 926 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.7710, Longitude W -85.5123
Area Habitat: open land 0.52%, forest 99.48%, wetland 0.00%, open water 0.00%.

Regulations

Open under statewide regulations for all hunting and trapping seasons, except the modern gun deer season is closed.

Bear: Due to a proposed regulation change, please check back later for possible new information about bear hunting on this area, or call Kentucky Fish and Wildlife at 1-800-858-1549.

Best access to WMA is by boat or by permission of private landowners to cross their property to the adjacent WMA.

Directions & Description

5½ miles west of Burkesville on KY 90, then left 4 miles on KY 100 to Wisdom RD. Access off Wisdom RD. No Public Road Access. Best access to WMA is by boat or by permission of private landowners to cross their property adjacent to WMA.

Terrain varies from steep, narrow forested ridges to narrow valleys.

No maintained roads or developed facilities. No vehicles allowed. Fishing, hiking.

Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.