Kentucky's Hunting Access Sites
Buck Creek WMA.
Location & Size: Pulaski County, 850 acres
Contact (606) 878-9595
Elevation minimum 760 feet, maximum 1240 feet.
Area Habitat mostly forest: open land 7%, forest 93%, wetland 0%, open water 0%.
Entrance GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37.10693, Longitude W -84.40972
Directions & Description: This WMA, located in eastern Pulaski County, consists of mostly forested habitat with moderately steep terrain. It offers opportunity for deer, turkey and squirrel hunting. Anglers will enjoy access to one mile of some of the highest stream quality in the state. Long, deep pools punctuated by riffles define Buck Creek. Fishing access is primarily by canoe, kayak, cata-raft or small johnboat. Those willing to hike may access Buck Creek by foot for wade fishing.
To access the area, travel approximately 10 miles east from Somerset on Hwy 80 to KY 1003. Turn south on KY 1003 and travel approximately 7 miles, then left on Pea Ridge Road approximately 0.6 miles to the parking area on the left. There are no internal public roads and travel within the area is by foot traffic only. No camping, horseback riding, or ATVs are permitted on the area.
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2012-13 Kentucky Hunting and Trapping Guide (PDF), page 45
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