Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Location & Size: Union County, 5,450 acres
Contact (270) 389-3580
Elevation minimum 396 feet, maximum 675 feet.
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 16%, forest 81%, wetland 1%, open water 1%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.62797, Longitude W -87.82861
Directions & Description: Two miles east of Morganfield on KY 56. Rolling hills with hardwood patches, numerous small clearings, and wildlife plantings. Quality Deer Management: special regulations apply. Migratory waterfowl, some shore birds on the moist soil units, has good rabbit and quail hunting. The area has an outdoor learning center with moist soil units, interpretive hiking trails and various wildlife habitat vegetative plantings for view. There are 23 miles of hiking only trails. Hiking and horseback riding are available on internal public roads and on 9 miles of designated trails. An 80-acre lake with several improvements for bank fishing access. launching ramp, 2 smaller lakes, picnic areas. Camping on designated sites only.
Shooting range (for single projectile firearms only; no shotshells or pistols allowed) open Monday-Saturday 9:00 AM-sunset & Sundays noon-sunset. Check online calendar (see http://fw.ky.gov/app1/calendar.aspx and select Other) or call Area office for closures or events.
Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
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Mauzy Lake guide
Lee K. Nelson viewing area guide    ( 1.5 MB, 13 pages )
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 47
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