Rockcastle River WMA

WMA Overview

Size: 2924 acres
Location: Pulaski
Contact: (606) 677-1098
Elevation: minimum 780 feet, maximum 1360 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.1154, Longitude W -84.3509
Area Habitat: open land 15.36%, forest 84.17%, wetland 0.00%, open water 0.44%.


Open under county and statewide regulations, except:

Deer Season Restrictions:

  • Muzzleloader: Closed.
  • Modern Gun: Open under statewide regulations for two consecutive days starting the second Saturday in November.

Rabbit: Open November 1 – December 31, 2023.

Grouse and Quail: Open until 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays from Nov. 1 - December 31, 2023, except when closed during the Modern Gun Deer Season. The daily bag limit is four quail and two grouse.

Other Restrictions: Rabbit, quail and grouse hunters must check in and check out at a self-service kiosk and clearly display a department-provided vehicle hang-tag in their vehicle. Hang-tags are available in advance through the department’s website.

Directions & Description

From Somerset, take KY 80 east. After traveling approximately 10 miles, turn right onto KY 1675 at the community of Stab. Go a little more than 5 miles and turn left onto Acorn-Ano Rd. to the area. Drive approximately 1 2/3 miles to the boundary.

No ATV’s, camping, horseback riding, or rock climbing is allowed on the WMA. The area is open under statewide regulations for all game species.

Upland Bird and Rabbit Hunters MUST check in/out at Kiosks using HangTag (last page of map document)