Big Rivers Wildlife Management Area and State Forest

Sturgis, Kentucky


6,732 acres, Crittended & Union counties, mix of upland and bottomland hardwood forests and open agricultural lands, bordered by Ohio River and Tradewater Rivers, hunting for a variety of species, no ATVs, horses or camping permitted

  • Hiking
  • Hunting / Fishing
  • Wildlife Viewing
General Description

This large Wildlife Management Area in the western reaches of Kentucky contains a wide diversity of habitat. From steep upland forests, to gently rolling river bottom land hardwoods and open agricultural fields, Big Rivers Wildlife Management Area and State Forest has it all. Bordered by both the Ohio and Tradewater Rivers, this WMA contains plenty of good hunting opportunities. Good populations of whitetail deer, wild turkey, squirrel and furbearers exist on Big Rivers. Several roads, trails and parking areas provide good access throughout the WMA.


KY 1508
Sturgis, KY 42459

Region: Western
County: Union
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