Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Rough River Lake WMA.
Location & Size: Breckinridge, Grayson & Hardin counties, 6,574 acres
Contact (270) 646-5167; COE office (270) 257-2061
Elevation minimum 424 feet, maximum 633 feet.
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 5%, forest 86%, wetland 2%, open water 7%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.63605, Longitude W -86.43623
Directions & Description: Portions of lake shoreline, Breckinridge, Grayson, Hardin counties: access by KY 737, 259, 108 and 79 and by boat. Rough terrain and high banks limit access to established areas. Wooded, with a few cleared fields. Hunters use care: areas surrounding public lands are heavily developed. Laurel Branch Campground open year-round; no camping on the management area. Camping, swimming, overnight accommodations at Rough River Dam State Resort Park, (270) 257-2311, fishing and boating in lake. Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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Rough River Dam State Resort Park
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rough River Lake
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 51
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