Jubilee College State Park
Location: Peoria County, 14 miles West of Peoria, 3 miles northwest of Kickapoo, off US Highway 150, or 8 miles south of Princeville on Princeville - Jubilee Blacktop.
Description: A complex topography has caused several drainage systems and rolling ridges that culminate in the valley of Jubilee Creek. Its 3,222 acres is comprised of 56% mature timber, 23% brush land, 12% predominantly grassland/old fields and 9% cropland. Hunting is rated only fair for upland species, but good squirrel, deer and turkey populations exist and dove hunting can be briefly brilliant. Active habitat management will be occurring throughout the year on the site.
Available Game Species:
|Species||Seasons||Times|| Zone|| Limits|
| Turkey|| Spring - Statewide Northern Zone|| Statewide|| A-B|| Statewide|
| Turkey (Archery)|| Fall - Statewide|| Statewide|| A-B|| Statewide|
| Dove || Sept. 1- Opening Day and Sept 2- on Sat. Sun., Wed., & Holidays|| Noon - 5:00 PM|| A, B|
| Dove|| Sept. 6 - 30 on Sat., Sun., & Wed.|| Statewide|| A, B (designated fields)|| Statewide|
| Rabbit|| Statewide || Statewide|| A|| Statewide|
| Squirrel|| Statewide|| Statewide|| A|| Statewide|
| Coyote|| Only allowed during the site deer seasons (archery only during archery deer season)|| Statewide|| A, B, D|| Statewide|
| Deer (Firearm)|| 1st and 2nd Firearm Season; Standby hunting allowed.|| Statewide|| A,B, D|| Statewide|
| Deer|| Muzzleloading rifles - closed during the second firearm deer season; Standby hunting allowed.|| Statewide|| A, B, D|| Statewide|
| Deer (Archery)|| October 1st through end of season (closed during firearm seasons).|
December 1st through end of season (closed during firearm seasons).
| A-B & E|
| Woodcock|| Statewide (closed during all site firearm deer hunting and hunting for pheasant and quail ends at sunset on the Sunday after Thanksgiving).|| Statewide|| A|| Statewide|
| Quail|| Statewide|| A|| Statewide|
| Pheasant|| Statewide|| A|| Statewide|
| Furbearers (Trapping) || Permit Only - Statewide - Units allocated through a drawing held at the site.|| Statewide|| A, B, C, D & E|| Statewide|
ZONE B has been expanded to the south and east. Several internal restricted areas have been posted in this zone. It shall be unlawful to hunt in these restricted areas.
IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO HUNT IN RESTRICTED AREAS.
Hunters must possess a site-specific firearm permit valid only for the season listed on the deer permit.
Zones A, B, D - Firearm and Late Winter Deer Seasons the maximum number of hunters that may be in the field at one time will be 50.
Registered hunters are not allowed to leave the park in pursuit of downed game.
IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL TO TRESPASS ONTO PRIVATE PROPERTY.
IT IS UNLAWFUL TO DRIVE DEER OR PARTICIPATE IN A DEER DRIVE at this site.
All firearm deer hunters must check-in and out at the manned check station at the Jubilee College State Park maintenance building.
Registered firearm deer hunters and stand-by hunters must attend a mandatory safety meeting prior to the hunt.
For further information contact:
Jubilee College State Park,
All hunters are required to sign in and sign out at the hunter check station located on Brimfield - Jubilee Road or at the main office before and after each hunt. The hunter check station is manned only during dove and Spring turkey season for the blind drawings and during high demand.
SHOTGUN ONLY to be used for taking of game with the exception of deer and turkey.
NON-TOXIC SHOT ONLY may be possessed for the taking of dove and upland game.
Only one tree stand is allowed per deer permit holder; these tree stands must comply with restrictions listed in 17 ILL Adm Code 510.10(C)(3) and must be portable. It is unlawful to construct stands using nails, screws or wire or any device that pierces the bark of the tree. Tree stands may be left unattended from September 15 through January 31; any tree stand left unattended overnight must be legibly marked with the owner’s name, address and telephone number.
BLAZE ORANGE CAP AND OUTER GARMENT TO BE WORN (firearm deer season, rabbit, pheasant, and quail season only). Total of 400 sq. inches required.
It shall be UNLAWFUL to consume or possess alcoholic beverages, including beer and wine, while hunting on the area.
IT SHALL BE UNLAWFUL:
- TO HUNT OUTSIDE THE DESIGNATED AREA.
- TO TAKE WEAPONS OUTSIDE OF THE HUNT AREA IN SEARCH OF WOUNDED GAME.
- FOR ANY PERSON TO PARK EXCEPT AT A DESIGNATED PARKING AREA.
- FOR UNAUTHORIZED VEHICLES TO ENTER UPON ANY TRAIL OR BE IN ANY OFF ROAD AREA
- TO FIELD DRESS ANY DEER OR DEPOSIT ANY PART(S) OF A DEER WITHIN 100 FEET OF ANY TRAIL OR DEVELOPED AREA ON THE SITE.
Hunters must attempt to retrieve all arrows and shotgun shells prior to leaving the site
13921 West Route 150,
Brimfield, IL 61517.
Phone (309) 446-3758.
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 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, One Natural
Resources Way, Springfield, IL 62702; (217)785-0067; TTY