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Sangamon County State Conservation Area

2020-2021 Season

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LOCATION: The Sangamon County State Conservation Area is located 3 miles northeast of Salisbury in Sangamon County.

DESCRIPTION: Total Acres: 178     Huntable Acres: 178     Timbered Acres: 178

The Sangamon County State Conservation Area is characterized by steeply rolling hills and hollows. The majority of the timbered area is comprised of oak and hickory with interspersed softwoods.

SEASON, HOURS, LIMITS:

SPECIES SEASON HOURS SPECIAL RULES/PERMITS
Squirrel  Statewide Statewide Shotgun only, no .22 rim fire or muzzleloaders
Deer (firearm)* Statewide  Statewide  Special permit required. Windshield permit required *
Deer (archery) Statewide  Statewide  
Deer (muzzleloader) Muzzleloader season only Muzzleloader season only Special permit required.
Rabbit/Quail Statewide  Statewide  
Mourning Dove Statewide  Statewide  
Raccoon (Hunting) Statewide  Statewide  
Fox/Coyote (Hunting) Statewide  Statewide  
Turkey  Statewide  Statewide  Special permit/1 per season


* Deer (firearm and Youth firearm; does not apply to archery or muzzleloader deer hunting) hunters must obtain a windshield permit to hunt Sangamon County State Conservation Area. These are available online at https://dnr2.illinois.gov/windshield card/. Hunters will be required to return to this website prior to February 15th each year to record harvest information. Failure to submit data for two consecutive years will result in loss of hunting privileges for the following year. 


NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES ALLOWED OFF-ROAD ON SITE (INCLUDING THOSE WITH ELECTRIC MOTORS)



FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT:  Site Superintendent, 10149 County Highway 11, Chandlerville, Illinois 62627; (217) 452-7741.​​​


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 (217)782-9175.