Burchell-Beech Creek WMA

WMA Overview

Size: 1241 acres
Location: Clay
Contact: (606) 878-9595
Elevation: minimum 928 feet, maximum 1663 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.1687, Longitude W -83.7081
Area Habitat: open land 4.03%, forest 94.28%, wetland 0.00%, open water 1.69%.

Regulations

Open under statewide regulations for all hunting and trapping seasons.

Bear: Zone 2. See the Black Bear Hunting page on this website for more details.

Elk: Open during quota elk hunts to persons who possess the appropriate elk hunting permit.

Directions & Description

4.5 miles northeast of Manchester on Beech Creek and Littleton roads. From Hal Rogers PKWY, take Exit 20 to Manchester. Turn north onto US 421. Travel approximately 1.1 miles and turn right at the traffic light (Second Street). Turn left after crossing the bridge and travel Littleton RD (Railroad RD, HWY 3432) for approximately 3 miles. Turn off Beech Creek RD onto Burt Combs Lake RD.

Sloping hills, ridge top flats, narrow valleys primarily in hardwood forests with some overgrown fields in bottoms. No roads within area. Fishing in 34-acre Bert Combs Lake for trout, channel catfish, bass, crappie, bluegill.

Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.