Directions & DescriptionThe WMA surrounds most of the shoreline of Paintsville Lake. Approximately 3 miles northwest
of Paintsville on HWY 40, then take HWY 2275 to Marina and Dam. To access west side of WMA
from West Liberty, take HWY 172 to HWY 3214.
Rolling hills, two-thirds in hardwood forest, some old fields and crop fields.
Opportunities for hunting, fishing, boating, birding on lake. Trout are stocked in Paintsville Lake, refer to the fishing guide for regulations.
Managed by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.