Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Pennyrile State Forest.
Location & Size: Christian & Caldwell counties, 14,379 acres
Contact (270) 753-6913
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 0%, forest 99%, wetland 1%, open water 2%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.05784, Longitude W -87.65368
Directions & Description: 8 miles south of Dawson Springs. Many trails, roads (some paved) within area. Hilly terrain, primarily timbered. Quality Deer Management: special regulations. Hiking trail. Food, lodging, camping and recreational facilities at Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park. Fishing in Beshear, Pennyrile lakes. Owned by Ky. Division of Forestry.
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Division of Forestry site
Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park
Lake Beshear guide
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 50
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