Nolin River Lake WMA

WMA Overview

Size: 6456 acres
Location: Edmonson, Grayson & Hart cos.
Contact: (270) 646-5167; COE office (270) 286-4511
Elevation: minimum 480 feet, maximum 773 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.3811, Longitude W -86.0721
Area Habitat: open land 1.61%, forest 90.97%, wetland 0.71%, open water 6.78%.


Open under county and statewide regulations, except:

Rabbit and Quail: Open November 1 – December 31, 2022

Directions & Description

WMA consists of shoreline surrounding Nolin River Lake. Access by KY 88, 1214, 259 and KY 728, with many secondary roads leading to within a short distance of lake. Terrain is rolling to rugged, with a mixture of wooded areas and cleared fields, some wildlife food plots. Fishing, boating, other water sports on lake. Hunting in small isolated areas, mostly only accessible by boat. Nolin River Lake State Park campground open year-round.

Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.