Hillsdale Wildlife Area News

Hillsdale Wildlife Area News

Hunters and trappers must check-in here, https://ksoutdoors.com/checkin using your licensing login credentials prior to using Hillsdale Wildlife Area.

Please call the Hillsdale State Park office (913-783-4507) if you have any questions. 

Dove Fields

Two sunflower (33 acres) fields should provide decent dove hunting opportunities in 2021. Dove field maps are available under the General Information tab and at the Hillsdale State Park office. Both dove fields will be open access in 2021. Non-toxic shot is required when hunting dove fields.

Reservoir and Wetland Conditions

Check Hillsdale Lake water level and 24-hour precipitation here.

Check Waterfowl Report tab for Wetland water levels and conditions.  


Not all property boundaries are well marked. Be sure you know where public hunting is permitted and obey all signs. If in doubt, maps are available at the Hillsdale State Park office or under the General Information tab or stop by the State Park office for clarification. 

Deer Hunters

13 food plots have been planted this fall across the wildlife area.  This should provide with browse, as well as hunting opportunities throughout the season.

It is NOT legal to use bait when hunting or preparing to hunt on Department lands

Treestands must be marked with your name and address or KDWPT#. Stands must be removed within 2 weeks of season closure.

Portable blinds may not be left unattended over night 

Please contact Zach Ramsay with questions: 913-594-3600.