Fort Campbell Military Reservation

WMA Overview

Size: 36107 acres
Location: Christian &Trigg
Contact: (270) 798-9824
Elevation: minimum feet, maximum feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.5814, Longitude W -87.4693
Area Habitat: open land 30.41%, forest 68.63%, wetland 0.98%, open water 0.02%.


Spring Hunting: Open under statewide rules and regulations in effect for the county.

Turkey: Open to Spring Hunting Season. Turkeys taken are bonus birds.

Squirrel: Open to Spring Hunting Season.

Other restrictions: State Hunting License, iSportsman account and Fort Campbell permit are required. Civilian hunters must complete an annual criminal background check and register their firearms at the Fort Campbell Visitor Center (located at Gate 4 or Gate 7). Following the background check, hunters must be validated at the Fort Campbell Fish and Wildlife Office. Hunters must have proof of successful completion of state-approved hunter safety courses, no matter the age. Youth Hunters must be at least 9 years of age to harvest an animal. Youth under 9 years old may go hunting with an adult but are not authorized to harvest an animal. Kentucky hunters may hunt on the base's Kentucky and Tennessee portions. 

Please consult Fort Campbell's website or contact the office for dates.

Directions & Description

15 miles south of Hopkinsville on US 41A. Hunting permits and information available at Bldg. #6645, near road intersection of Woodlawn and Lafayette.

Vast system of inter-post roads, some hard surfaced. Terrain varies from gently rolling to steeply hilly, with a variety of forest wildlife and farm habitat, sinkholes and beaver lakes that attract wood ducks and shorebirds. Trout streams available and 2 lakes with warm water fish species (permit required). Post also provides courses for bird-dog field trials.

Special hunting regulations. Contact info: Fort Campbell Military Reservation; Attn: Outdoor Recreation Branch, Hunting and Fishing Unit, Fort Campbell, KY 42223; Owned by U.S. Army