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Rauchfuss Hill State Recreation Area

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Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 70
  • Habitat: Nearly the entire site is forested in pine plantation and mixed hardwoods.  Terrain is variable in slope with some areas being moderately steep.  Bluff overlooks Ohio River to the east. 
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Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter
  • All hunters must sign-in and sign-out and report harvest at the registration boxes before leaving the site
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site
  • Hunters may leave their tree stands unattended from September 1-January 31. Stands must be legibly marked with the owner’s name, address and telephone number
  • Species-specific rules:


  • Archery
    • Statewide Regulations
    • Closed during firearm deer season.


  • Fall Turkey Archery
    • Closed during firearm deer season.


  • Waterfowl hunting not permitted.


  • Squirrel
    • Hunting not permitted.
  • Rabbit
    • Hunting not permitted.

Upland Birds

  • Upland bird hunting not permitted.


  • Furbearer hunting or trapping not permitted.