Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Fort Knox Military Reservation.
Location & Size: Bullitt, Meade & Hardin counties, 108,618 acres
Contact Army office (502) 624-7311
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 14%, forest 71%, wetland 14%, open water 1%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.88752, Longitude W -85.95445
Directions & Description: Thirty miles south of Louisville on US 31W. About 60 percent of area is open to hunting under special regulations. All users of the area must check in at Hunt Control Headquarters, Bldg. 112, on 11th Ave. and Binter Street. Since this is an active military reservation, access is only by a strictly controlled and rigidly enforced system. Approximately 120 miles of roads within area; maps required for each hunter. Rolling upland, broad ridge tops, narrow valleys with steep to sloping cliffs. Hardwood forests with associated open areas. Trout stream and several lakes available for fishing. Hunting and fishing permits required.
Special regulations apply. Picnic and camping area at Camp Carleson. Area also features U.S. Gold Depository and Patton Museum. Contact Fort Knox Military Reservation, Attn: Hunt Control Office Fort Knox, KY 40121-5000 Owned by U.S. Army
Army web site
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 54
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