WMA Overview

Size: 5447 acres
Location: Union
Contact: (270) 389-3580
Elevation: minimum 396 feet, maximum 675 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.6280, Longitude W -87.8286
Area Habitat: open land 16.14%, forest 82.08%, wetland 0.17%, open water 1.62%.


Open under statewide rules and regulations, except:

Deer Season Restrictions:

  • Archery/ crossbow: During quota hunts, all deer hunting seasons on this WMA are closed, except to drawn hunters. Archery/ crossbow quota hunt from the third Monday in October through November 30, except when closed during the quota hunt that starts the first Saturday in November.
  • Muzzleloader: Closed.
  • Modern Gun: Quota Hunt Only.

Rabbit and Quail: Open November 15 - December 31.

Turkey: Wild Turkeys may not be harvested with a firearm. Archery only: September 3-30, 2023 and January 1-15, 2024. Archery and Crossbow: October 1-22, 2023, October 28 – November 3, 2023 and December 1-31, 2023.

Directions & Description

Two miles east of Morganfield on KY 56. Rolling hills with hardwood patches, numerous small clearings, and wildlife plantings. Migratory waterfowl, some shore birds on the moist soil units, has good rabbit and quail hunting. The area has an outdoor learning center with moist soil units, interpretive hiking trails and various wildlife habitat vegetative plantings for view. There are 23 miles of hiking only trails. Hiking and horseback riding are available on internal public roads and on 9 miles of designated trails. An 80-acre lake with several improvements for bank fishing access. launching ramp, 2 smaller lakes, picnic areas. Camping on designated sites only.

Shooting range (for single projectile firearms only; no shotshells or pistols allowed) open Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 AM - Sunset & Sundays Noon - Sunset. Check online calendar or call Area office for closures or events.

Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.