WMA Overview

Size: 727 acres
Location: Christian & Hopkins
Contact: (270) 753-6913
Elevation: minimum 373 feet, maximum 641 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.1470, Longitude W -87.6714
Area Habitat: open land 0.14%, forest 98.07%, wetland 2.06%, open water 0.00%.


Open under statewide regulations for all squirrel, rabbit, quail, turkey and furbearer seasons, except these seasons are closed during deer Quota Hunt.

Other Exceptions

Grouse: Open Dec. 1-31, daily limit 2.

Deer*: Open under statewide regulations for Archery and Crossbow seasons, except Archery season closed during quota hunt. Quota hunt, either sex, two consecutive days starting the first Saturday in November, includes adjoining Pennyrile State Forest.

Directions & Description

Hopkins-Christian county line, shares boundary with Pennyrile Forest. McKnight RD connects both properties, allows access from KY 1338.

Access south of Dawson Springs on KY 109.

From Madisonville, take US 41 south, I-69 west then KY 109 south to WMA.

From Hopkinsville, take US 68 west to KY 109 north. Additional entry points on both sides of road ½ mile south of Tradewater River bridge.

Steep, hilly terrain, some steep bluffs, almost completely forested.

Hiking-birding trail with unique rock overhangs, bluffs and small caves.

Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.