93,000 Acres of Public hunting Land!
Facts about Hunting Pope County Illinois
- Over 93,000 acres of the Shawnee National Forest is located in Pope County. This is over 1/3 of the entire forest in one county!
- Almost 40% of the entire county is Public Land!
- Pope County is home to the LARGEST wilderness area in the state of Illinois; Lusk Creek Wilderness Area - Over 6,000 acres alone!
Last 5 years there have been more bucks harvested than does! This has to be some of the best public hunting land in Illinois.
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Map of Pope County Il - Public Hunting Land