Higginson-Henry Wildlife
Management Area

Morganfield, KY

  • Higginson-Henry Wildlife Management Area is located along Hwys 56 and 141 in Union County approximately 2 miles east of Morganfield. The majority of the 5,424 acre management area, owned by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, is forest land with over 10 miles of hiking trials and gravel roads traversing it. There is also an 82-acre lake, several agriculture/food plot fields, and a nature education area with native grass fields and shallow water impoundments. The 82-acre lake and shallow water impoundment areas hold a variety of waterfowl, wading and shorebirds during the fall and winter. The terrestrial habitat encompasses old field to mature hardwood forest and holds a large variety of songbirds throughout the year.

    Click for Morganfield, Kentucky Forecast Directions:The management area office is located at the junction of Hwy 56 and Hwy 141 in Union County. The area is accessible via several roads leading from both Hwy 56 and Hwy 141.

    Map Info:
    Higginson-Henry Wildlife Management Area Map
    Lee K. Nelson Outdoor Learning Lab Area Map

    General Info:
    Higginson-Henry Wildlife Management Area General Info

    See Also:
  • A Guide to Wildlife Management Areas in Kentucky

  • Lake Mauzy "Free Camping"

  • Lake Mauzy Map

  • Notes:

    Enjoyed my time here, the outdoor lab is very nice. Also visited lake Mauzy, very quiet retreat if your looking for a place to set up camp. Camping is free and sites are right on the lake. Beautiful area, and a great place to horseback.


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