Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Lake Barkley WMA.
Location & Size: Trigg & Lyon counties, 907 acres
Contact (270) 753-6913
Elevation minimum 358 feet, maximum 383 feet.
Area Habitat mostly Open Water: open land 10%, forest 9%, wetland 21%, open water 60%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.68742, Longitude W -87.90902
Directions & Description: Public lands consist primarily of islands in lake with one maintained as waterfowl refuge. Fishing, boating and other water-related sports. (Owned by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The North Refuge is closed Nov. 1 - Feb. 15 and Duck Island Refuge is closed Oct. 15 - March 15.
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Lake Barkley State Resort Park
Corps of Engineers hunting web site
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 48
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