Green River Lake WMA

WMA Overview

Size: 21019 acres
Location: Taylor & Adair
Contact: (270) 465-5039; COE office (270) 465-4463
Elevation: minimum 687 feet, maximum 996 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.2925, Longitude W -85.2998
Area Habitat: open land 11.22%, forest 83.24%, wetland 3.87%, open water 1.66%.


Spring Hunting: open under statewide regulations.

Owned by the Army Corps of Engineers.

  1. Hunting pressure is moderate-to-heavy on the WMA due to its proximity to several major urban areas. Some WMA portions are also closed to hunting.
  2. Respect private property. Area boundaries are marked with red paint and red posts.
  3. Remember that it is the hunter's responsibility to hunt only in areas open to hunting and to follow all federal, state and local laws.

Directions & Description

WMA consists of shoreline surrounding Green River Lake. Located between Campbellsville and Columbia.

From Campbellsville take HWY 70 East 4 miles to where WMA begins. You can also take HWY 76 off of HWY 70 to other portions of the WMA. From Columbia take HWY 551 North for 8 miles or HWY 206 North for 12 miles to WMA. Various other county roads or boats can also be used to access the WMA.

Gently rolling terrain with flat bottoms and ridge tops. Mixed hardwoods with cleared areas in agricultural crops and wildlife food plots. Camping in designated areas only. Boating, fishing at Green River Lake State Park.

Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.