Dixon Springs State Park Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
NAME: Dixon Springs State Park
LOCATION: 1.5 miles East of the intersection of state routes 145 and 146. Hunting area is located behind the District Field Office.
DESCRIPTION: Primarily a recreation site offering swimming, camping & hiking trails. Two parcels offer remote hunting opportunity for archery whitetail hunting. Approximately 265 acres of old field mixed with mature oak and hickory surrounded by U.S.F.S. land.
Total acres: 770 Developed park: 505 Huntable acres: 265
AVAILABLE GAME SPECIES: Deer Turkey Archery Season and limited Youth Firearm
1) archery season October - January
2) Limited youth (ages 10 - 15): deer fall firearm season and Spring Turkey Season.
This area offers a concentrated and abundant whitetail deer population and wild turkey.
OTHER FACILITIES AVAILABLE:
Campground with electricity & water Tent camping.
Picnic area with fire pads/shelters
For additional information, contact: Site Superintendent, Dixon Springs State Park, Rt 2, Golconda, IL 62938; Phone (618) 949-3304, or District Wildlife Biologist, Rt 2, Box 177B, Golconda, IL 62938; Phone (618) 949-3369.
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-, 217/785-0067; TTY 217/782-9175