WMA Overview

Size: 401 acres
Location: Lincoln
Contact: (270) 465-5039
Elevation: minimum 844 feet, maximum 880 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.4923, Longitude W -84.5010
Area Habitat: open land 76.81%, forest 21.70%, wetland 1.50%, open water 0.00%.

Regulations

Open under statewide regulations for all squirrel, furbearer and turkey seasons.

Exceptions

Bear: Zone 3. See the Black Bear Hunting page on this website for more details.

Deer: Open under statewide regulations for archery and crossbow, youth firearm and muzzleloader seasons.

Grouse: Oct. 1 – Dec. 31

Rabbit & Quail: Nov.1 – Dec. 31

Waterfowl

Shooting hours are from 30 minutes before sunrise to 2 p.m. Hunters may not enter the area until 4 a.m.


Directions & Description

From Stanford travel approximately 10 miles east on US 150; turn left on KY 39 and travel 1.75 miles to WMA on right; or turn right on KY 3246 (Falls Lick RD) and travel 2/3 mile to parking area on the right.

Directions from Mount Vernon – travel approximately 14 miles west on KY150; right on KY 39 for travel 1.75 miles to WMA on right; or turn right on KY 3246 (Falls Lick RD) and travel 2/3 mile to parking area on the right.

Dix River WMA is located in east central Lincoln County and consists of the 400 acres. The topography consists of flat bottomlands and the majority of the property is bounded by Dix River and Mud Lick Creek. Approximately 120 acres are forested and 280 acres are in an open condition. Elevations range from 850 to 880 feet above sea level. Good to moderate populations of squirrel, rabbits and songbirds exist on the area.

The area is open under statewide regulations for small game, turkey, and deer seasons with the exception of modern gun deer season. See the Fall Hunting and Trapping Guide for additional information concerning hunting seasons.

Owned by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.