WMA Overview

Size: 8025 acres
Location: Carter & Elliott
Contact: (606) 474-8535; COE (606) 474-5815
Elevation: minimum 643 feet, maximum 1168 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 38.2421, Longitude W -82.9818
Area Habitat: open land 6.58%, forest 92.16%, wetland 0.00%, open water 1.30%.

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.

Fall Hunting dates/regulations are currently pending. 


Directions & Description

WMA surrounds most of the shoreline of Grayson Lake. From Grayson, travel seven miles south on KY 7, watch for area signs. There are a few primitive interior roads. Mainly hilly and steep, with some gently sloping upland areas and fairly flat creek bottoms. Mostly forested, primarily in hardwoods, with openings in most bottoms and upland flats. Hiking on 20-miles marked trail.

Hunting, fishing, boating, birding on lake. Horseback trails, campground with water and electrical hookup at adjacent Grayson Lake State Park.

Managed by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.