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 45.15%, forest 40.11%, wetland 14.47%, open water 0.46%.


Open under statewide regulations for all species in accordance with the county in which it 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.