Fort Massac State Park Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
NAME: Fort Massac State Park
LOCATION: Metropolis, Illinois, in Massac County
Total Acres: 1450 Huntable Acres: 984
Open Land Acres: 115 Timber Acres: 520
The hunting area lies in two parcels, just east of Metropolis. Located along the Ohio River, these mature hardwood forests have legume-grain plots and old fields for wildlife.
AVAILABLE GAME SPECIES:
Squirrel Deer Rabbit Quail Dove Woodcock Turkey
This area has a very good population of squirrel and deer. Hunter harvest figures indicate a steady rise in hunter use.
For further information, contact: Site Superintendent, Fort Massac State Park, 1308 East 5th Street, Metropolis, IL 62960; Phone: (618) 524-4712, or District Wildlife Biologist, Rt 2, Box 177B, Golconda, IL 62938; Phone: (618) 949-3476.
Equal opportunity to participate in programs of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) and those funded by the US 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