WMA Overview

Size: 2880 acres
Location: Knott
Contact: (606) 654-2533 ; COE office (606) 642-3308
Elevation: minimum 1016 feet, maximum 1944 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.2430, Longitude W -82.9467
Area Habitat: open land 15.59%, forest 82.47%, wetland 0.00%, open water 1.88%.


  • Open under county and statewide regulations for all game species.

Directions & Description

WMA consists of shoreline surrounding Carr Creek lake. 20 miles east of Hazard on KY 15. Rough, mountainous terrain, primarily forested with large hardwood trees, some brushy areas.

Camping allowed in Corps-maintained campgrounds only. Fishing, boating at Carr Creek Lake.

Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.