Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Kentucky Ridge Forest WMA.
Location & Size: Bell County, 3,504 acres
Contact (606) 337-3011
Elevation minimum 1002 feet, maximum 2229 feet.
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 6%, forest 94%, wetland 0%, open water 0%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.77243, Longitude W -83.77078
Directions & Description: 4 miles west of Pineville on KY 92, borders Kentucky Ridge State Forest. Access roads closed except during open hunting seasons. Mountainous terrain, primarily forested with some early succession stages on reclaimed mining land. Owned by Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and Ky. Div. of Forestry, portions purchased with funds from the Heritage Lands Conservation Fund
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Kentucky Afield Destinations Article (Spring 2002)
Heritage Lands Conservation Fund
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 48
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