Curtis Gates Lloyd WMA

WMA Overview

Size: 1105 acres
Location: Grant
Contact: (859) 428-2262
Elevation: minimum 720 feet, maximum 943 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 38.7731, Longitude W -84.6013
Area Habitat: open land 15.11%, forest 84.43%, wetland 0.00%, open water 0.27%.


Spring Hunting: Open under statewide rules and regulations in effect for the county.

Other Restrictions: Unleashed dogs are prohibited from April 1st until the third Saturday in August, except during department-authorized field trials and the spring squirrel season.

Shooting Range: A person shall not target practice, sight in a firearm, or discharge a firearm in any area except the shooting range. Shooting multiple projectile shells is not permitted on Tube Ranges. Club Ranges are off-limits unless authorized by an approved event with a club range safety officer. A person shall not discharge a firearm within 100 yards of a residence or occupied building, whether or not the building is on the WMA.

Prohibited Activities

  • Damage a tree or shrub (No installation of targets on trees or shrubs)
  • Dump trash or litter (Clean up targets and spent shells)
  • Deface or destroy a signs
  • Pose a risk to persons or property (Shooters responsible for ensuring adequate backstop)
  • Engage in an activity which could unreasonably interfere with other uses or users of the area

Directions & Description

One-half mile southeast of Crittenden; from I-75 take Crittenden exit, follow US 25 south to left turn across railroad tracks to area. Level to rolling terrain with some steep hills, fields, woods. Nature trail through old hardwoods, one of stateโ€™s oldest forest stands.

  • Public tube shooting range (for single projectile firearms only; no shotshells or pistols allowed) located off Wildlife Road: closed Monday, open Tuesday - Saturday 9:00 AM-sunset & Sundays noon-sunset.
  • Trap, Skeet and Multi-Purpose Range are operated by local clubs and open to the public only during scheduled events for a nominal fee.
  • Public Archery range open during daylight hours.
  • Contact the WMA office or online calendar (see and select Other ) for a current schedule, closures, events, and more info.

  • Universal access to small fishing lake.
  • Adm. Bldg. may be used by clubs. Please call only 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon-Fri., Eastern. Fishing lakes, campgrounds nearby.

    Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.