Loud Thunder is proud to have archery hunting both for the abled and disabled, allowing those who love hunting to take part. In addition, a public archery range is located just west of Loud Thunder Forest Preserve on land leased from Rock Island County.

Loud Thunder Forest Preserve Archery Deer Hunt Programs

Loud Thunder Forest Preserve Fall/Winter Archery Deer Hunt Program*

Applications will be made available August 1, 2021
Application Deadline: 4:30 PM, August 30, 2021
Species: Deer (Bow)
Season: November 1, 2021 through January 16, 2022 

Hunting Hours: Illinois DNR Regulations
Bag Limits: Must harvest antler-less deer before antlered deer. Same rule applies for any consecutive deer harvested. All other Illinois DNR regulations apply.

Map of Loud Thunder Archery Deer Hunt Zones

2021 Archery Hunt Applications & Regulations Available August 1, 2021

*Rock Island County residents only.  Sorry, no exceptions.

Disabled Archery Deer Hunt

Season: TBA
Application Deadline: 4:30 PM, TBA
2021 Disabled Archery Hunt Applications Available in Park Office