Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Marrowbone State Forest and WMA.
Location & Size: Metcalfe & Cumberland counties, 1,955 acres
Contact (270) 646-5167
Elevation minimum 655 feet, maximum 1120 feet.
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 3%, forest 97%, wetland 0%, open water 0%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 36.84786, Longitude W -85.6079
Directions & Description: Marrowbone State Forest and WMA is located west of Burkesville, off KY 90. From Glasgow, Cumberland Parkway exit 14, take Hwy. 90 (southeast) 20 miles to near the Metcalfe/Cumberland county line. The main entrance is on the left (north) side of the road. There is additional access parking along Gordon Branch Road, Ed Turner Road, Lone Star Road, and Muse Road.
Terrain is steep to very steep with narrow ridge tops and bottoms. The area is mostly in upland timber with some pine scattered throughout, and 50 acres of open bottomland. The shallow soils are somewhat excessively drained, shaly, and highly dissected. Populations of deer, turkey, squirrel, and furbearers exist on the area. Open to statewide hunting regulations. ATVs and horseback riding are prohibited. Co-owned by Ky. Dept. Fish and Wildlife Resources and Ky. Division of Forestry.
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Division of Forestry Web site
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Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park web site
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park
Kentucky Afield Destinations Article (Spring 2009)
Heritage Lands Conservation Fund
2013-14 Public Land Hunting (PDF), page 36
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