Hunting permits are no longer available for 2022. They will be available again beginning in August of 2023.
2022-23 Hunting Dates to Remember
August 1 - November 23 - Permits available
August 18 - 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 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 & 21 - Goose Hunts at Kain Park. A limited number of hunters (5 sites) will be allowed to hunt geese at 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 Park Ranger and/or Assistant Director will be on site during this hunt. Please note: water levels are currently dropped in the lake so there may be very little water on the hunt dates.
November 17: Antlerless Deer Permits (shotgun or flintlock muzzleloader) (inline muzzleloaders and rifles are prohibited) handed out on a first come - first serve basis or a lottery if we receive a high number of applicants. Permits will be handed out at Nixon Park Nature Center from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. Hunters must have an antlerless deer license; KAIN PARK: 50 permits for Dec. 5th & 6th and 50 permits for Dec. 7th ROCKY RIDGE: 33 permits for Dec. 5th & 6th and 33 permits for Dec. 7th
December 5, 6 & 7: Kain and Rocky Ridge County Parks will be closed to general public for a special antlerless deer hunt (hunters can use shotguns or flintlock muzzleloaders. Rifles, pistols and inline muzzleloaders prohibited. Special permit is needed. ***See above “November 17: Antlerless Deer Permits” for more information.