Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Miller Welch-Central Kentucky WMA.
Location & Size: Madison County, 1,847 acres
Contact (859) 986-4130
Elevation minimum 868 feet, maximum 1095 feet.
Area Habitat mostly open land: open land 59%, forest 40%, wetland 0%, open water 0%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.63448, Longitude W -84.20066
Directions & Description: Nine miles southeast of Richmond, from US 421 take Dreyfus Road east (Highway 3376,also called Bearwallow Road) at Kingston and proceed about 2 miles east. The WMA office is on the right, just before Muddy Creek Road (Paved road through center of area).
Rolling to flat terrain with fields, wooded areas. Oak-hickory timber stands, cedar thickets. Fishing in area ponds for largemouth bass, bluegill, channel catfish. Area used most for field trials, bird dog training, hiking, birding, trap and skeet shooting. Limited hunting for deer (archery only), wild turkey, squirrel, and dove; consult current Hunting Guide.
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. Trap and skeet shooting facilities are operated by local clubs and open to the public seasonally for nominal fees. Contact WMA office for current schedule and pricing. Archery ranges (10-60 yard static range and 30-station woodland course) open daily 9:00 AM-sunset.
Mobility impaired access to permit holders in designated area. Adm. Bldg. available for conservation club groups. Berea, Fort Boonesborough State Park and Daniel Boone National Forest are nearby. Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources
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Fort Boonesborough State Park
Daniel Boone National Forest
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 49
Kentucky Afield Destinations Article (Spring 2008)
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