Open Gate Dates for Public Hunting

Public Hunting Access on Certain Forever Wild Lands - 2017-2018 Hunting Seasons

On the dates listed below, select gates that are kept closed throughout the year are opened to allow hunters easier access to the properties listed.

Hunters may take personal vehicles and ATVs through these gates, but they still have to abide by the Regulations of Certain Conduct on State Lands (220-4-.15) and are not allowed to operate vehicles except on regularly used roads.

Hunters should take note that not all gates will be open on these dates and they are not allowed to open or drive around locked gates.

Baldwin County- Lillian Swamp Tract
December 9 and 10, 2017
January 13 and 14, 2018
February 17 and 18, 2018

Baldwin County- Splinter Hill Bog Tract
December 9 and 10, 2017
January 13 and 14, 2018
February 17 and 18, 2018

Monroe County- Red Hills Tract
October 14-21 and October 29-November 4, 2017
December 3 and 4, 2017
January 13-15, 2018
February 10-28, 2018

Dallas County- Old Cahawba Tract “West Zone”
December 2 and 3, 2017
January 6 and 7, 2018
February 17 and 18, 2018

No Open Gates for Cahaba East Zone