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Knobs State Forest and WMA
1,551 acres in Bullitt Co.

Contact Information:
(502) 477-9024

2 parking areas on the south side of Crooked Creek Road. An information kiosk is at the first parking area. The best hunting opportunities are deer (limited to archery/crossbow), turkey, and squirrel due to the extensive oak-hickory woodland. There are some fields on the area along Crooked Creek Road so rabbit or quail hunting may be fruitful.

There are no ponds or lakes here so fishing opportunities are restricted to Crooked Creek. Fishing is not recommended. Located 28 miles south of Louisville near Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest. East of I-65 and south of Clermont.

John C. Williams WMA
390 acres in Nelson Co.

Contact Information:
(502) 477-9024

Flat terrain with open fields, wetlands, moist soil unit. Fishing opportunity in Beech Fork.

2 miles southeast of Boston. Take Bluegrass Parkway, exit 10, north on Hwy 52.

Taylorsville Lake WMA
10,417 acres Spencer, Anderson and Nelson Co.

Contact Information:
(502) 477-9024

Hilly to gently sloping woodland terrain with open ridge tops. Flat Salt River bottoms, steep hillsides. Waterfowl refuge east of Van Buren boat ramp. Wildlife viewing area near state park office. Off Hwy 44 and 248 E. of Taylorsville by Lake. Squirrel, rabbit, deer, quail, dove, turkey, otter and furbearers.
Taylorsville Lake State Park
1,637 acres in Spencer, Anderson & Nelson Counties

Contact Information:
(502) 477-8713
Website, click here.

Boat ramps on lake. Quota hunt only. Orchard oriole, indigo buntings, prairie warblers, red-shouldered hawks, barred owls, turkey, vultures and wild turkey. Fish for crappie, bass and bluegill. Campground, horseman's camp, marina, cottages and much more.

Hwy 44 and 248 east of Taylorsville.

Miller Welch-Central Kentucky WMA
1,847 acres in Madison Co.

Contact Information:
(859) 986-4130

Rolling to flat terrain with fields, wooded areas. Oak-hickory timber stands, cedar thickets. Fishing in area ponds for largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish. Mostly used for field trials, bird dog training, birding, trap and skeet shooting.

9 miles southeast of Richmond from US 421, go east on Hwy 3376. 2 miles east of Kingston.

T.N. Sullivan WMA
146 acres in Franklin Co.

Contact Information:
(502) 535-6335

Old fields and pastures. Provides foot access to Elkhorn Creek.

5 miles north of Frankfort off US 27 on Hwy 1262.

Blue Grass Army Depot
14,517 acres in Madison Co.

Contact Information:
(859) 779-6528

Rolling terrain with open fields and woodlands along streams and other low areas. Dove hunts are by lottery drawing only. Access is strictly controlled.

4-1/2 miles south of Richmond on US 421.

John A. Kleber WMA
2,349 acres in Owen and Franklin Counties

Contact Information:
(502) 535-6335

Steep hillsides, narrow ridge tops and floodplains. Combination of woods, brush and grasslands. Fishing in pond. Annual Christmas Bird Count done by Frankfort Bird Club and Frankfort Audubon Society. On KY 368 between US 127 and KY 227. Quail, deer, squirrel, rabbit, turkey, groundhog & raccoon. prairie & Kentucky warblers, oven birds, red eyes and white eyed vireos, scarlet and summer tanagers, northern parula, Acadian and great crested flycatchers, Louisiana waterthrush, Redtailed hawk.
Dr. James R. Rich WMA
1,704 acres in Owen Co.

Contact Information:
(502) 535-6335

Steep hillsides, ridge tops and floodplains with a combination of woods, brush and grasslands.

KY 227, KY 1474 and Red Oak Road.

Kentucky River WMA
2,620 acres in Henry and Owen Counties

Contact Information:
(502) 535-6335

River flood plain and associated uplands, old fields and oak-hickory forest.

1 mile west of Gest on Hwy 561.

Twin Eagle WMA
166 acres in Owen Co.

Contact Information:
(502) 535-6335

This area has adequate roads and trails. This steep Kentucky River terrace terrain constists of woods, croplands, grasslands, and sloughs. Dove, rabbit, quail, squirrel, deer, turkey, and occasionally ducks can be found here. There are opportunities for hiking, climbing, and fishing. No camping is allowed. Located 4 mi. NE of Perry Park on KY 355.

Curtis Gates Lloyd WMA
1,110 acres in Grant Co.

Contact Information:
(859) 428-2262

Rolling terrain with some steep hills, fields, woods. Nature trail through old hardwoods, one of the state's oldest forest stands. Trap, skeet, rifle and archery ranges. Small fishing lake. Campgrounds nearby. 1/2 mile southeast of Crittenden. I-75 take Crittenden exit follow US 25. Dove, squirrel, rabbit, quail, groundhog, deer, turkey, red & gray fox, bluebirds, wildflowers, prairie grasses, songbirds and butterflies.
Mullins WMA
254 acres in Kenton Co.

Contact Information:
(859) 428-2262

Level to rolling terrain, some steep hills, woods, grasslands. 1 mile north of Crittenden. Dove, squirrel, rabbit, quail and groundhog. Dog training, bird-watching and berry picking are allowed.
Dr. Norman and Martha Adair WMA
635 acres in Boone Co.

Contact Information:
(859) 428-2262

Wooded to open rolling land with some bottomland. US 127 North to KY 338 East. Turkey, sognbirds, deer, squirrel, rabbit, raccon, bobcat and a variety of reptiles.

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