WMA Overview

Size: 24014 acres
Location: Clay & Leslie
Contact: (606) 877-8409
Elevation: minimum 842 feet, maximum 1881 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.1031, Longitude W -83.5341
Area Habitat: open land 4.63%, forest 95.30%, wetland 0.00%, open water 0.08%.


Turkey: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Squirrel: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Coyote: Open under statewide regulations with the exception that coyotes may be hunted during daylight hours only. 

Groundhog: Open under statewide regulations.

Fall Hunting dates/regulations are currently pending. 

Directions & Description

Located 7 miles west of Hyden, KY off US-421. Hilly to steep with gentle slopes in bottomlands and on ridge tops. Mostly forested with approximately 100 acres of openings and 25 miles of improved hiking trails. No developed facilities. Mobility impaired access to permit holders on designated area, which is currently the Redbird Crest Trail. For camping check with owner.

Within Daniel Boone National Forest. Owned by U.S. Forest Service.