Kentucky Ridge State Forest

WMA Overview

Size: 11794 acres
Location: Bell
Contact: (502) 564-4496
Elevation: minimum 1040 feet, maximum 3140 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.6765, Longitude W -83.8526
Area Habitat: open land 5.65%, forest 94.07%, wetland 0.00%, open water 0.31%.

Regulations

Turkey: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Squirrel: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Coyote: Open under statewide regulations.

Groundhog: Open under statewide regulations.

Bullfrog: Open under statewide regulations.

Turtles: Open under statewide regulations.

Fall Hunting dates/regulations are currently pending. 


Directions & Description

Five miles southwest of Pineville on KY 190. Fire trails provide limited access to interior of area. Mountainous terrain, primarily forested. Recreational opportunities and lodging at Pine Mountain State Resort Park; many scenic overlooks in area.

Owned by Kentucky Division of Forestry.