Barkley WMA Units 1 and 2
Site Directions: From Nashville: Take I-24 W approximately 40 miles to Exit 4 (US 79) going toward Clarksville/Guthrie.
Travel approximately 36 miles on US 79 toward Dover.
Unit 1, the largest area, is found by going right on Bumpus Mills Road and left on River Road.
Various access points for the smaller properties which comprise Unit 2 (Lick Creek, Long Creek, River Bend, Glices Creek) are located off Highway 49 in Dover and Highway 149 in nearby Cumberland City.
Lat: 36.51496°N Long: -87.85397°W
Hours: daylight hours
Seasonality: year round
Site Description: The >8,000 acre WMA is comprised primarily of crop land and willow thickets bordering the shores of Lake Barkley.
Access by foot is largely limited to areas around duck hunting blinds. Best explored by boat.
Fall through winter is best for wildlife viewing opportunities.
From 5 Jan-6 Feb 1987 a rare Snowy Owl was present!