Sahara Woods SFWA Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
Location: 5 miles west of Harrisburg, Illinois; south of State Rt. 13, near Carrier Mills, IL.
Description: (Approximate composition-acres):
Total Acres: 4100 Lakes, Ponds, Wetlands: 275
Open, Non-cultivated: 2300 Timber, Brushy Areas: 1500
Available Species: Archery Deer; Dove; Quail; Rabbit; Squirrel; Turkey; Furbearers
A vacated strip mined land, Sahara encompasses approximately 4100 acres. A portion of the Site is closed to all access each hunting season from October 1st through November 1st; see Site-Map for detailed area. Mine reclamation hazards limit public access on some portions of the site. Vehicles must remain on two primary access roads. Users must adhere to signs and postings for access to huntable areas. Public safety is a priority focus of programs at Sahara Woods.
For more information contact: Sahara Woods State Fish and Wildlife Area, (618) 994-2022 or the Saline County SFWA, (618) 276-4405 or District 31 Wildlife Office (618) 242-2062.
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 nonmerit factors. If you believe you have been discriminated against, contact the funding source’s civil rights office and/or the Equal Opportunity Officer, IDNR, 1 Natural Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702-1271; 217/785-0067, TTY 217/782-9175