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Deer and Turkey
NAME: MORAINE VIEW STATE RECREATION AREA
LOCATION: The Moraine View State Recreation Area (MVSRA) is located 5 miles northeast of LeRoy in southeastern McLean County
|TOTAL ACRES:||1,687||HUNTABLE ACRES:||1,191|
|WATER ACRES:||158||TIMBERED ACRES:||455|
SEASONS, HOURS, LIMITS:
|Deer (Archery)||See Below||See Below||Free site Hunting Permit and site specific permit required.|
|Turkey (Spring Youth)||See Below||See Below||Free site Hunting Permit and site specific permit required.|
|Turkey (Spring)||See Below||Statewide||Free site Hunting Permit and site specific permit required.|
|Turkey (Archery)||See Below||Statewide||Free site Hunting Permit and site specific permit required.|
|Coyotes (Archery)||See Below||See Below||Free site Hunting Permit and site specific permit required.|
Online, Free Site Hunting Permits - East Central Illinois Sites
"Free Site Hunting Permits" are required, and are available online from the IDNR homepage - http://www.dnr.illinois.gov. Navigate to "hunting /trapping" and then Upland Game to apply for Upland Game Permits. Navigate to public hunting areas to print all other site hunting permits. Hunters will be required to return their harvest card (Upland Game permits) via mail, or harvest date (all others) via this website, prior to February 15th each year. Failure to submit the card or data will result in loss of hunting privileges for the following year.
SITE PERMITS MUST BE RETURNED BY FEBRUARY 15TH. FAILURE TO RETURN THE PERMIT WILL RESULT IN A LOSS OF PRIVILEGE THE NEXT SEASON.
**** IN ALL CASES, ask
site personnel about current regulations, special rules, and site conditions.
OTHER FACILITIES AVAILABLE: Fishing and boating are provided on the lake. Eight picnic areas with tables and fireplaces are available. A large camping area with gravel pads, electricity, showers, flush toilets and a sanitation station for trailers is present. 13 miles of horseback trails are also available. Handicap facilities are also available.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Site Office at (309) 724-8032. For general information about hunting regulations and applications please click here.
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, One Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702; 217/785-0067; TTY 217/782-9175.