Blue Grass Army Depot

WMA Overview

Size: 14517 acres
Location: Madison
Contact: Nathan White at 859-779-6651 between hours of 630am and 5:00pm Monday-Thursday or via email at Nathan.matthew.white@us.army.mil
Elevation: minimum 850 feet, maximum 1040 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.6950, Longitude W -84.1810
Area Habitat: open land 51.88%, forest 47.03%, wetland 0.10%, open water 0.99%.

Regulations

Application deadline for spring turkey hunts is July 31 of the previous year. Background check is required, if selected. Turkeys taken are bonus birds. All ages must have hunter education card. Temporary hunter education exemption permit not accepted.

For information call (859) 779-6651. Also, Blue Grass Army Depot Fact Sheet.


Directions & Description

Blue Grass Army Depot is located 4.5 miles south of Richmond on US 421. The landscape is rolling terrain with open fields and some woodlands along streams and other low areas.

NOTE: This is an active military reservation. Access is strictly controlled and rigidly enforced; special hunting regulations apply. The dove hunt is by lottery drawing only. Two lakes are available for fishing.

To obtain access to this facility for hunting or fishing a National Crime Information Center background check is required.

For more information, contact Blue Grass Army Depot, Attn: Natural Resource Specialist, Building S-14, 431 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Richmond, KY 40475. This property is owned by the U.S. Army.