WMA Overview

Size: 2880 acres
Location: Knott
Contact: (606) 654-2533 ; COE office (606) 642-3308
Elevation: minimum 1016 feet, maximum 1944 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.2430, Longitude W -82.9467
Area Habitat: open land 14.83%, forest 82.40%, wetland 0.00%, open water 2.71%.


Open under statewide regulations for all hunting and trapping seasons.

Bear: East 
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

WMA consists of shoreline surrounding Carr Creek lake. 20 miles east of Hazard on KY 15. Rough, mountainous terrain, primarily forested with large hardwood trees, some brushy areas.

Camping allowed in Corps-maintained campgrounds only. Fishing, boating at Carr Creek Lake.

Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.