Giant City State Park Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
NAME: GIANT CITY STATE PARK
LOCATION: 10 miles south of Carbondale, Illinois and I mile southeast of Makanda, Illinois in Jackson and Union counties.
Total Acres: 4,052 Huntable Acres: 2,100 Timber Acres: 3,700 Open, Cultivated, or Fallow Acres: 250
This area is located in the Shawnee Hills in Southern Illinois. The topography is rugged, with many bluffs and steep ravines. Some of the most striking examples of stream erosion in hard rock are found in this area.
AVAILABLE GAME SPECIES:
Deer Rabbit Squirrel Quail Dove Wild Turkey
OTHER FACILITIES AVAILABLE:
Fishing is allowed in several ponds on the area.
Trails, picnic areas with playground equipment, pit toilets, and charcoal grills.
Camping -Equestrian "Class A", Primitive Tent, Youth Group Area, and Family "Class A" camping area. The "Class A" areas offer water, electricity , sanitary dumping station, showers, and flush toilets.
For further information, contact Site Superintendent, Giant City State Park, 235 Giant City Rd., Makanda, IL 62958, Phone: (618) 457-4836.
Equal opportunity to participate in programs of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and those funded by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and other agencies is available to all individuals regardless of race, sex, national origin, disability, age, religion or other non-merit factors. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the funding source's civil rights office and/or the Equal Employment Opportunity Officer, IDNR, 1 Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1271; TTY217/782-9175.