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August 1 to Nov. 21

Hunting Permits

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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  starting August 1st.

August 23

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 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 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 15

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 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. 3th & 4th and 50 permits for Dec. 5th  in Kain Park
ROCKY RIDGE: 33 permits for Dec. 3th & 4th and 50 permits for Dec. 5th

December 3, 4, & 5

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.