Parks & Recreation

Hunting

HUNTING DATES TO REMEMBER 2015-16

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August 1 to Nov. 25

Hunting Permits

Starting August 1st...click here for copy of Hunting Permit

Hand out regular hunting permits. Permits available at John Rudy Park, Richard Nixon Park. The permit can approved at John Rudy or Richard M. Nixon County Parks.  A copy of the hunting permit will be available on this web site  www.yorkcountyparks.org  starting August 1st.

August 27

Goose Hunting Permit Lottery

Hand out Goose Blind Permits at Bass Pavilion in William H. Kain County Park. Hunters must be at Bass Pavilion by 5:30 P.M. Permits will be handed out by a lottery system starting at 5:45 P.M. No applications will be accepted after 5:45 P.M.

September  8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23

Goose Hunting Dates

Goose hunting dates. A limited number of hunters (5 sites) will be allowed to hunt geese in William H. Kain County Park in the area between Hess Farm Rd, Iron Stone Hill Rd, Lake Rd and Log Rd. This area will be closed to all other park visitors until 11:00 A.M. on the dates listed above. A ranger and/or Manager of Natural Resources will be on site during this hunt.

November 12

Antlerless Deer Permit Available for Kain & Rocky Ridge Parks

Antlerless Deer Permits handed out on a first come first serve basis. Permits will be handed out at Nixon Park Nature Center from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. Hunters can get one permit, then must go to the back of the line to obtain another. Hunters must have an antlerless deer license. Kain park will have 50 permits issued for Dec. 2nd/3rd and 50 permits for Dec. 8th/9th.  Rocky Ridge will have 33 permits issued for Dec.2nd/3rd and 33 permits for Dec. 8th/9th. 

 December 1 & 2  and December 7 & 8

Park CLOSED for hunting

Kain and Rocky Ridge County Parks will be closed to general public for a special antlerless deer hunt. Special permit is needed. ***See above “November 12: Antlerless Deer Permits” for more information.