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August 1 to Nov. 27

Hunting Permits

No longer available


August 22

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 9,10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25

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 21st

Antlerless Deer Permit Available for Kain & Rocky Ridge Parks

Antlerless Deer Permits handed out on a first come first serve basis (or lottery if needed).   Permits will be handed out at Nixon Park from 5:30 - 6:30 pm. Hunters must have an antlerless deer license; Shotgun/slug or flintlock muzzleloaders only.
KAIN PARK:  50 permits for Dec. 9th & 10th and 50 permits for Dec. 11th
ROCKY RIDGE: 33 permits for Dec. 9th & 10th and 33 permits for Dec. 11th

December 9, 10, & 11

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 15: Antlerless Deer Permits” for more information.