Willow Creek Hunter Fact Sheet
2012 - 2013 Season
NAME: Willow Creek Habitat Area
LOCATION: 5 miles north of Paris, approximately 1/2 miles west of Illinois Route 1 near Horace, Illinois.
DESCRIPTION OF THE AREA:
|TOTAL ACRES: 87||OPEN ACRES: 71||HUNTABLE ACRES: 87||TIMBERED ACRES: 16|
This area features switchgrass, prairie areas, and brome/alfalfa nesting cover. Small sections of bottomland and early growth woodland also exist on the area. Brome/alfalfa borders have been planted on many of the area perimeters.
|Pheasants, Rabbit, Quail||Hunting will be permitted on the first and second day of the statewide upland game season and on each subsequent Wednesday and Saturday in November and on each Thursday and Sunday in December, through December 24, except closed during the firearm deer season and open December 27 and 29.||Statewide||Free Permit Required|
|Archery Deer||October 1 - October 31||Statewide||Site Permit|
OTHER SPECIAL REGULATIONS:
Upland Game Hunters:
Archery Deer Hunters:
NOTE: Habitat restoration is on-going on this area. These activities are designed to improve wildlife habitat.
For further information contact Walnut Point State Park at 217-346-3336. For general information about hunting regulations and applications please click here.
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 or 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; 217/785-0067; TTY 217/782-9175