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Siloam Springs State Park

Siloam Springs SP

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Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 3,095
  • Habitat: The site is characterized by gently rolling topography, comprised of mature oak-hickory timber with some interspersed brushy fallow areas.
  • Digital Map
  • Printable Map

Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Site requires use of windshield card, displayed on vehicle dashboard, to report hunting effort and harvest by 15 February.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • Hunters must remove tree stands from the area at the end of the day’s hunt, and the stands must be portable and legibly labeled with hunter’s name, address and telephone number or a site assigned number. 
  • Species-specific rules:

Deer

  • Only antlerless deer or antlered deer having at least 4 points on one side may be harvested.
  • Archery
    • Statewide regulations
  • Firearm
    • Special permit required. Permits issued from the Springfield permit office
  • Muzzleloader
    • Special permit required. Permits issued from the Springfield permit office
    • Muzzleloader permit is not valid during the second regular firearm deer season
  • Late Winter
    • County permit required.
    • A public announcement will be made if season is open.
  • Youth
    • Statewide regulations apply.

Turkey

  • Fall Archery
    • Statewide regulations
  • Fall Shotgun
    • Statewide regulations
  • Spring
    • Special permit required. Permits issued from the Springfield permit office
  • Youth
    • Statewide regulations apply.

Waterfowl

  • No waterfowl hunting permitted

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • Squirrels
    • Statewide regulations
  • Rabbits
    • No rabbit hunting permitted

Upland Birds

  • Dove
    • Must hunt from staked location through Sep 5
    • Non-toxic shot only

Furbearers

  • Trapping
    • Special permit issued through a site drawing
    • Youth are given preference in the site drawing in designated areas
    • Contact site for more information
  • Hunting
    • Raccoon
      • Special permit required
      • Season is site specific
      • Contact site for more information

Amenities

Siloam Springs – Buckhorn Unit

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Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 2,272
  • Habitat: The site is comprised of a mixture of wooded ravines with crop fields present on the ridges and in the creek bottoms. Many of the crop fields have been idled and established to perennial grasses. In others natural succession of woody plants is occurring at various stages. The woodlands consist of a relatively young stand of oak-hickory timber with some interspersed brushy, fallow pasture areas.
  • Digital Map
  • Printable Map

Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Site requires use of windshield card, displayed on vehicle dashboard, to report hunting effort and harvest by 15 February.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • Hunters must park in designated parking areas. Parking along roadways is prohibited.
  • Hunters must remove tree stands from the area at the end of the day’s hunt, and stands must be portable and legibly labeled with the hunter’s name, address and telephone number or a site assigned number.
  • Species-specific rules:

Deer

  • Only antlerless deer or antlered deer having at least 4 points on one side may be harvested.
  • Archery
    • Statewide regulations
    • Open to Illinois Residents Only
  • Firearm
    • Site specific permit required. Permits are issued from the Springfield Permit Office.
  • Late Winter
    • Requires a Brown County late winter or unfilled firearm tag
    • Sign-in at parking lot entrance
    • A public announcement will be made if county is open for the late winter season.

Turkey

  • Fall Archery
    • Illinois Residents Only
  • Fall Shotgun
    • Brown County permit required
  • Spring
    • Site specific permit required. Permits are issued from the Springfield Permit Office.
  • Youth
    • Statewide regulations apply.

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • Squirrels
    • Statewide regulations
  • Rabbits
    • Statewide regulations
    • Season opens December 5
    • Season closed during Late-Winter Deer season

Upland Birds

  • Dove
    • Through Sept 5 hunting is restricted to staked sites in the dove fields only.
    • Non-toxic shot required
  • Quail
    • Statewide regulations
    • Season opens December 5
    • Season closed during Late-Winter Deer season

Furbearers

  • Trapping
    • Site specific permit. Permits issued via a site drawing. Contact site for more information
  • Hunting
    • Raccoon and Bobcat only
    • Contact Site for specific regulations

Amenities

Siloam Springs – Fall Creek Unit

Site Contact Info

Site Characteristics

  • Huntable acres: 190
  • Habitat: The site is characterized by a mixture of wooded ravines with old fields present on the ridges and in the creek bottoms. A natural succession of woody plants is occurring at various stages throughout the site. The woodlands consist of a relatively young stand of oak-hickory timber.
  • Digital Map
  • Printable Map

Site Specific Regulations

  • All statewide hunting regulations apply at site unless noted hereafter.
  • Site requires use of windshield card, displayed on vehicle dashboard, to report hunting effort and harvest by 15 February.
  • Use Hunt Planner to find hunting seasons open at this site.
  • Hunters must remove tree stands from the area at the end of the day’s hunt, and the stands must be portable and legibly labeled with the hunter’s name, address and telephone number or a site assigned number.
  • No hunting within 50 yards of the designated picnic or parking areas.
  • Species-specific rules:

Deer

  • Archery
    • Statewide regulations

Turkey

  • No turkey hunting permitted

Waterfowl

  • No waterfowl hunting permitted

Squirrels/Rabbits

  • No squirrel or rabbit hunting permitted

Upland Birds

  • No upland bird hunting permitted

Furbearers

  • Trapping only
    • Site-specific permit issued through a site drawing
    • Contact site for more information

Amenities