Jefferson National Forest

WMA Overview

Size: 857 acres
Location: Letcher & Pike
Contact: 1-888-265-0019
Elevation: minimum feet, maximum feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.0868, Longitude W -82.7332
Area Habitat: open land 5.95%, forest 93.82%, wetland 0.00%, open water 0.12%.


Baiting prohibited.

Bear: Letcher Zone (Letcher County portion); East Zone 2 (Pike County portion). See the Black Bear Hunting page on this website for more details.

Elk: Portions open during quota elk hunts to persons who possess the appropriate elk hunting permit.

Directions & Description

Two portions of this national forest extend into Kentucky, 742 acres in Letcher County on KY 932 and 115 acres in Pike County, access also by trail up Vanover Hollow from KY 197. Both tracts on the Kentucky-Virginia border offer extremely steep and mountainous terrain. For camping check with owner. Owned by U.S. Forest Service