Veterans Memorial WMA

WMA Overview

Size: 2497 acres
Location: Scott
Contact: (859) 428-2262
Elevation: minimum 860 feet, maximum 1020 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 38.3038, Longitude W -84.5570
Area Habitat: open land 22.51%, forest 77.57%, wetland 0.00%, open water 0.00%.


Open under statewide regulations for squirrel, rabbit, turkey and furbearer seasons, except these seasons are closed during deer quota hunts.

Other Exceptions

Deer: Open under statewide regulations for the archery, crossbow, December muzzleloader and youth gun seasons, except closed during quota hunts. Quota hunt, either sex, two consecutive days starting the first Saturday in November; Quota hunt, antlerless deer only, two consecutive days starting the first Saturday in December; Hunters awarded one preference point for each female deer harvested, up to four, during the antlerless deer quota hunt.


Directions & Description

The entrance to the property is located on the north side of Rogers Gap RD, along the east side of I-75 in Scott County. Directions to the area are as follows: I-75 North of Georgetown, take exit 129 (Cherry Blossom Way), turn left and continue on, turn right on US 25 continuing about 2 miles. Then turn right on Rogers Gap RD (HWY 620), cross under I-75 and the entrance to the property is on your left.

Veterans Memorial WMA is owned by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife. The property has a variety of important habitat types for game species and declining migratory birds, reptiles and amphibians, including hardwood forests, shrublands, grasslands, and pond. KDFWR used 3.25 million from KY’s Wetlands and Streams Mitigation fund that is managed by the USCOE, USFWS, and US EPA, and KY Division of Water. The dept added $3 million in federal grant money specifically designated for fish and wildlife land acquisition. No state tax revenues or Fish and Game Fund dollars were used.