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Wolf Creek State Park

2018-2019 Season

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NAME: WOLF CREEK STATE PARK

LOCATION: Eight miles northwest of Windsor, between Findlay and Bruce on County Highway 3.

DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA:

TOTAL ACRES: 2000; OPEN ACRES: 750; HUNTABLE ACRES: 500; TIMBERED ACRES: 1250

The area lies along the east edge of Lake Shelbyville and is characterized by wooded ravines, prairie restorations and native grass plantings, and wildlife food/cover plots.

SPECIES

SEASON

HOURS

SPECIAL RULES/PERMITS

Upland Hunting  (rabbit, quail, pheasant)
Statewide
Statewide
Windshield Card

Raccoon

Day after 2nd Deer Season to Dec. 20

Sunset to Sunrise Only

Site Permit Required

Deer (firearm)

Statewide

Statewide

Site/Special Permit

Turkey

First and second spring firearm season only.

Statewide

Site/Special Permit

Archery Deer
Statewide
Statewide
Windshield Card

Statewide regulations shall apply at sites where windshield permits are issued, except that hunters must obtain a windshield card online from the DNR website. This windshield card must be displayed under the vehicle windshield, face up, with the permit number visible and the pocket portion in possession while hunting at the site. Hunters must report their annual harvest online (even if the hunter did not hunt) by February 15, or two weeks after the season closes for those seasons ending after February 1. Hunters shall forfeit their hunting privileges at the site for the following year if they fail to report by the above deadline.

SITE REGULATIONS:

  1. Only portions of the park are open to hunting. Check with site personnel to determine the exact boundaries of the area open to hunting.
  2. No pistols or airguns are permitted. Twenty-two (.22) caliber rimfire rifles are allowed for Raccoon hunting only.
  3. Firearm deer hunters must have a valid Wolf Creek State Park deer permit, issued through the statewide lottery.
  4. Turkey hunters must have a valid Wolf Creek State Park permit, issued through the statewide lottery.
  5. Hunting from permanent stands is prohibited. No nails, screw in foot pegs, or other piercing devices are allowed. Tree stands must be portable and removed daily.
  6. Shotgun, muzzleloader and handgun are allowed during the firearm deer season. All state regulations apply. Consult the Digest of Hunting and Trapping Regulations for caliber and usage restrictions

 

For more information contact: Site Superintendent, at 217-756-8260. For general information about hunting regulations and applications please click here.


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 (217)782-9175.