Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Tygarts State Forest.
Location & Size: Carter County, 939 acres
Contact (606) 783-8625
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 11%, forest 90%, wetland 0%, open water 0%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 38.38607, Longitude W -83.15651
Directions & Description: Carter County, west of and adjacent to Carter Caves State Resort Park off KY 182; county road on west edge of area, also accessible by short hike from state park. Hilly with some gently sloping ridge tops, forested in hardwoods. No developed/marked roads/trails. Lodging, recreational facilities at Carter Caves State Resort Park. Owned by Ky. Div. of Forestry
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Division of Forestry Web site
Carter Caves State Resort Park
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 53
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