Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area
LOCATION: Two miles west of State Route 37 on Highway 154
DESCRIPTION: Total Acres: 3,302 Huntable Acres: 1,500 Acres of Timber: 500
Open, Cultivated or Fallow Land: 1,000 Buildings and Recreation Areas: 1,500
AVAILABLE GAME SPECIES: Pheasant, Deer and Turkey
- Special regulations apply, check at headquarters
- Deer hunting is archery only. No hunting Wednesday through Sunday of the site's permit pheasant season. Hunter's must sign in and out and report harvest. Special deer firearm hunt for disabled hunters on the first Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of November.
- Pheasant hunting is by permit only.
- Spring turkey hunting is by site specific permit only.
- Camping available.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation Area, 11094 Ranger Road, Whittington, IL 62897-9718. Phone: (618) 629-2320 or Region 5 Headquarters, 11731 State Hwy, 37, Benton, IL 612912, Phone: (618) 435-8138.
Equal opportunity to participate in programs of
the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and
those funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and
other agencies is available to all individuals
regardless of race, sex, national origin, disability,
age, religion, or other non-merit factors. If you
believe you have been discriminated against, contact the
funding source’s civil rights office and/or the Equal
Employment Opportunity Officer, IDNR, One Natural
Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702; (217)785-0067; TTY