Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Martins Fork WMA and State Natural Area.
Location & Size: Harlan County, 1,599 acres
Contact (606) 337-9317
Elevation minimum 1575 feet, maximum 3074 feet.
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 4%, forest 95%, wetland 0%, open water 0%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.70042, Longitude W -83.4013
Directions & Description: The property borders the eastern boundaries of Shillalah Creek WMA and Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Gated access located on Hwy 987, approximately 5 miles east of the Bell County line. Access is by foot traffic only. Hunting is open under statewide seasons. Management of this site is shared between the Kentucky Division of Water Wild Rivers Program, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission.
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Kentucky State Nature Preserves Commission: Martins Fork SNA
Kentucky Afield Destinations Article (Fall 2007)
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
Shillalah Creek WMA
Heritage Lands Conservation Fund
2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 49
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