Green River State Forest

WMA Overview

Size: 1092 acres
Location: Henderson
Contact: (270) 797-3241
Elevation: minimum 350 feet, maximum 580 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.8761, Longitude W -87.4767
Area Habitat: open land 45.79%, forest 39.84%, wetland 14.29%, open water 0.18%.


Turkey: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Squirrel: Open under statewide regulations during the spring season.

Coyote: Open under statewide regulations.

Groundhog: Open under statewide regulations.

Bullfrog: Open under statewide regulations.

Turtles: Open under statewide regulations. 

Fall Hunting dates/regulations are currently pending. 

Season dates, bag limits and zone restrictions apply based on the county zone where the area is located.

Directions & Description

The Green River State Forest consists of 1,092 acres located about five miles northeast of the town of Henderson in Henderson County.

Directions: It lies north of U.S. 60 and west of TSCHARNER RD, two miles east of Henderson, Kentucky and adjoins the south side of the Green River near its junction with the Ohio River. Slightly over half of the property consists of bottomland (which includes about 65-70 acres of swampland), while the rest is gently sloping uplands. The area is open for hunting under the statewide seasons.

Owned by Kentucky Division of Forestry.