An Official Website of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
Looking for a place to hunt, fish, or hike? Our interactive map will help you find out where you can do what you want. Select a county or click on the icons below to narrow down your results.
Bring out your inner Daniel Boone with a hunting trip in Kentucky’s beautiful forests, rolling open fields and spectacular mountains. In Kentucky, you’ll discover abundant public lands to explore in search of wild game.
Here you’ll find the largest elk herd east of the Mississippi River. Our herd of nearly a million deer produces enough trophy bucks to keep Kentucky consistently in the top five rankings of the Boone and Crockett Club listings. Bear hunting opportunities are expanding as more bruins colonize the state from the southeast.
Kentucky is home to a variety of smaller game including squirrels, rabbits, quail and grouse. Migratory bird opportunities include doves, ducks, geese, sandhill cranes and more. Sunday hunting is allowed in Kentucky. Explore all the hunting that Kentucky has to offer on this website. Then come on out and join us for a day afield.
Click here for revised process for drawing hunting blinds at Ballard WMA.
Click here for revised process of drawing seasonal blinds at Green River Lake, Barren River Lake, Sloughs Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and Doug Travis WMA.
Click here for revised process for Lake Barkley waterfowl blind assignments.