WMA Overview

Size: 795 acres
Location: Carlisle
Contact: (270) 224-2244
Elevation: minimum 310 feet, maximum 320 feet.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.9113, Longitude W -89.0235
Area Habitat: open land 41.38%, forest 1.01%, wetland 57.36%, open water 0.38%.


Open under statewide rules and regulations in effect for the county, except:

The Eastern portion is Open under statewide regulations for all hunting and trapping seasons; the Western portion is Closed to all hunting and trapping as marked by signs.

Directions & Description

5 miles northwest of Bardwell on Coil RD just off of HWY 62.

From Paducah: take US 60 west to Wickliffe, then go southeast on US 51/62. Go North on Coil RD. The WMA is on the North side of Coil RD.

From Mayfield: take KY 121 northwest to US 62, then continue on 62 to the west. At Bardwell, turn right onto US 51/62 and go northwest for about 3 miles. Turn right on Coil RD. The WMA is on the North Side of Coil RD.

The 795-acre area is primarily open cropland and bottomland hardwoods. Access is by foot travel only. Hunting is permitted on the eastern 360 acres of the area under statewide regulations. The Western 435 acres of the area are closed to all hunting but are open to public access, hiking and wildlife viewing.

Coil Estate WMA is owned by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.