Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Buckhorn Lake WMA.
Location & Size: Perry & Leslie counties, 3,571 acres
Contact (606) 878-9595; COE office (606) 398-7251
Elevation minimum 759 feet, maximum 1467 feet.
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 25%, forest 66%, wetland 0%, open water 9%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.34131, Longitude W -83.46991
Directions & Description: Lake shoreline in Perry County and Leslie KY 15 and KY 28 west from Hazard, KY 257 N. from Hyden; from Daniel Boone Parkway; take Hyden exit, turn left; 2 old roads follow lake shore; primary access by boat. Mountainous terrain, primarily forested with some open land in bottoms. Picnicking, swimming, boating facilities at Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
View Printable Map (PDF)    ( 1.9 MB, 5 pages )
Army Corps of Engineers Web Site
Buckhorn Lake State Resort Park
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 45
Explore the area with our interactive map on the Kentucky Geographic Network
Get driving directions or find nearby services with Google Maps
Show species checklist
Show detailed habitat information
See priority conservation areas from Kentucky's wildife action plan
Get previous years harvest figures from telecheck
See complete Guide to Public Hunting Areas in Kentucky