WMA Overview

Size: 858 acres
Location: Hopkins
Contact: (270) 476-1889
Elevation: minimum 330 feet, maximum 378 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.3154, Longitude W -87.6784
Area Habitat: open land 0.00%, forest 1.63%, wetland 98.14%, open water 0.00%.


  • Open under county and statewide regulations for all game species.

Directions & Description

5 miles southwest of Nebo on Utley RD off KY109. From Madisonville, take KY 70 west 11 miles and turn North on KY 109 for 4 miles to Utley RD. Turn right on Utley RD and the parking area will be about 2 miles off Utley RD. From Providence proceed south on KY 109 about 6 miles to Utley RD, and turn left and proceed to the WMA parking.

The WMA is primarily wetlands with some shoreline. Opportunities for use include waterfowl hunting, fur trapping, fishing in the main creek channel and bird watching.

Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources.