Clay WMA

WMA Overview

Size: 8980 acres
Location: Nicholas, Fleming, Bath
Contact: (859) 289-8564
Elevation: minimum 597 feet, maximum 959 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 38.3411, Longitude W -83.9195
Area Habitat: open land 10.77%, forest 88.18%, wetland 0.30%, open water 0.75%.


Spring Hunting: Open under statewide rules and regulations in effect for the county.

Directions & Description

Located approximately eight miles northeast of Carlisle, KY. From Carlisle take KY 32 north and turn right on KY 57, Cassidy Creek RD. There are two entrances, watch for area signs.

Terrain is steep to rolling. Several boat ramps provide access to the Licking River. Horseback riding trails on main Nicholas County tract only.

Upland Bird and Rabbit Hunters MUST check in/out at Kiosks using HangTag (last page of map document)

This WMA is closed to the public during quota fox hunting field trials. Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, portions purchased with funds from the Heritage Lands Conservation Fund.