Hunting

HUNTING DATES TO REMEMBER 2021-22

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Hunting Permits Available Now

Permits available at the park office at John Rudy County Park and at the Nixon Nature Center. Or you can click on the hyperlink above, fill out the permit and waiver and email it to parks@yorkcountypa.gov for approval. Reminder, each hunter applying for a permit must fill out and sign their own waiver (except for minors where a parent or guardian must sign). 

August 23, 2021

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 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, & 22, 2021

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 Park Ranger and/or Assistant Director will be on site during this hunt.

November 18, 2021

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. 6 & 7 and 50 permits for Dec. 8 
ROCKY RIDGE: 33 permits for Dec. 6 & 7 and 33 permits for Dec. 8

December 6, 7, & 8, 2021

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 18: Antlerless Deer Permits” for more information.

 

Questions: Contact Teddy Fisher at 717-840-7227 or tefisher@yorkcountypa.gov