WMA Overview

Size: 13009 acres
Location: Jackson
Contact: (606) 877-8409
Elevation: minimum 940 feet, maximum 1495 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.4240, Longitude W -84.0638
Area Habitat: open land 5.03%, forest 95.00%, wetland 0.00%, open water 0.00%.


Open under statewide regulations for squirrel, turkey, furbearer and youth gun deer seasons.

Other Exceptions 

Bear: West Zone 2. See the Black Bear Hunting page on this website for more details.

Coyote: Coyote hunting permitted during daylight hours only.

 Modern gun season open under statewide regulations for two consecutive days starting the second Saturday in November.

 Oct. 1 – Dec. 31, except closed during deer quota hunt. 

Quail & Rabbit:
Nov. 1 – Dec. 31, except closed during deer quota hunt.

Directions & Description

Two miles south of McKee, off of KY 89. Primarily hilly with steep slopes and long, narrow ridge tops, with flats only in bottoms and on tops of ridges. Mostly forested with approximately 30 acres of openings.

No developed facilities. Mobility impaired access to permit holders in designated area. The mobility impaired access area consists of the U.S. Forest Service trails that are open to ATVs which includes the Sheltowee Trace trail and Renfro Loop Trail on the Southwest end of the WMA. For camping check with owner.

Owned by U.S. Forest Service.