Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Blue Grass Army Depot.
Location & Size: Madison County, 14,517 acres
Contact Alan Colwell (859) 779-6328 or (859) 779-6464
Elevation minimum 850 feet, maximum 1040 feet.
Area Habitat mostly open land: open land 53%, forest 46%, wetland 0%, open water 1%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.69498, Longitude W -84.18103
Directions & Description: Blue Grass Army Depot is located 4.5 miles south of Richmond on US 421. The landscape is rolling terrain with open fields and some woodlands along streams and other low areas.
NOTE: This is an active military reservation. Access is strictly controlled and rigidly enforced; special hunting regulations apply. The dove hunt is by lottery drawing only. Two lakes are available for fishing.
To obtain access to this facility for hunting or fishing a National Crime Information Center background check is required. For more information, contact Blue Grass Army Depot, 431 Battlefield Memorial Highway, Richmond, KY 40475-5010 Attn: Alan Colwell, Land Manager. This property is owned by the U.S. Army.
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Army Web Site: Blue Grass Army Depot
To apply for a hunt (Hunters must create an online account to apply)
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 54
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