Taylorsville Lake WMA

WMA Overview

Size: 9417 acres
Location: Spencer, Anderson & Nelson
Contact: (502) 477-9024; COE office (502) 477-8882
Elevation: minimum 479 feet, maximum 804 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 38.0155, Longitude W -85.2257
Area Habitat: open land 3.10%, forest 94.83%, wetland 0.42%, open water 1.65%.

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.

All seasons and the public shooting range are closed during deer quota hunts.

Fall Hunting dates/regulations are currently pending. 


Directions & Description

WMA consists of shoreline surrounding Taylorsville Lake. Access off KY 44 and KY 248 east of Taylorsville and by the lake (6 boat ramps on lake). Hilly to gently sloping woodland terrain with open ridge tops. Flat Salt River bottoms, steep hillsides.

  • Wildlife viewing area in nearby State Park.
  • Mobility impaired access to permit holders in designated area.
  • Shooting range on Briar Ridge RD (for single projectile firearms only; no shotshells or pistols allowed) Closed Monday, open Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 AM-sunset & Sundays noon-sunset. Check online calendar (see http://app.fw.ky.gov/Calendar/ and select Other) or pistols for closures or events.

    Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers