Department of Fish and Wildlife
Ballard and Doug Travis WMA access road gates to remain closed due to flooding
Ky. – Access road gates at
Ballard Wildlife Management Area (WMA) and Doug Travis WMA will remain closed
past the usual March 15 reopening date due to flooding along the Ohio and
Managers report water is over some of the main
roads on the WMAs, making them unsuitable for use by vehicles. Roads will
remain closed to vehicles until the water recedes and employees have an
opportunity to assess the safety of road conditions. Visitors on foot or by
boat may access areas beyond the closed gates after March 15.
For more information on current conditions at
Ballard, call the area office of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife
Resources at (270) 224-2244. For information regarding Doug Travis WMA,
call (270) 488-3233.