|Safety Alert - 2017-2018 Hunting Season: Avoid training in parks and forests which are open to hunting during gun seasons. Wearing orange is recommended in all areas through all deer seasons. For more information, visit state DNR sites. This list covers deer hunting seasons in Orienteering Cincinnati's normal event areas and does not include elk and bear seasons in Kentucky. There are also extensive hunting seasons for turkey and other game. Check the state DNR pages for details.
OHIO Deer firearms season is Nov 27 - Dec 3 and Dec 16-17. Youth gun season is Nov 18-19. Muzzleloader is Jan 6-9. Archery is Sep 30-Feb 4.
KENTUCKY Deer firearms season is Nov 11-26. Youth gun season is Oct 14-15 and Dec 30-31. Muzzleloader is Oct 21-22 and Dec 9-17. Crossbow is Oct 1-22 and Nov 11-Dec 31. Archery is Sep 2-Jan 15. Shorter seasons in some areas.
INDIANA Deer firearms season is Nov 18 - Dec 3. Youth gun season is Sep 23-24. Muzzleloader is Dec 9-24. Archery is Oct 1-Jan 7. Special "Reduction Zones" (see DNR website) Sept 15 - Jan 31.