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5344 S. Hupp Road
LaPorte, IN 46350
Kingsbury Fish & Wildlife Area is dedicated to providing quality hunting and fishing opportunities while maintaining 7, 200 acres of grasslands, crop fields, thick brush, marsh areas and a 20 acre lake. The Kankakee River forms its south boundary.
Kingsbury is a remnant of the old Kingsbury Ordinance Plant which produced shells, cartridges and mortar rounds for World War II and the Korean conflict. The land was deeded to the state of Indiana in 1965 by the federal General Services Administration, and wildlife management began at that time.
Most revenues used in land acquisition, development, operation and maintenance of Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area are derived from the sale of hunting, fishing and trapping licenses. Funds are also received from the federal Pittman-Robertson and Dingell-Johnson programs to aid fish and wildlife restoration. These funds are derived from taxes levied on sport hunting and fishing equipment. Indiana hunters, anglers and trappers are proud to provide this property for the enjoyment of all people.
The archery range is open to the public, 7 days a week, all daylight hours, first come, first served. Bring your own targets. Shooters must obey all range rules and regulations. Parking is permitted only in designated lot.
NO Camping and NO Swimming Allowed.
Please Read and Obey All Signs.
In addition to state fish and wildlife laws, this property is governed by posted regulations affecting the public use of lands and facilities owned, leased or licensed by the Department of Natural Resources.
Safety zones, refuges, contaminated areas and other restricted areas are marked with appropriate signs. PLEASE READ AND OBEY ALL SIGNS.
Violation of any law, rule or regulation governing this property may be cause for forfeiting your hunting, fishing or visiting privileges on this area.
The Division of Fish and Wildlife, Department of Natural Resources, will not be held responsible for any accidents or deaths occurring from the use of these facilities.
In addition to a hunting and/or fishing license, the following permits are required:
Target ranges are open to the public on a first come, first served basis. All shooters must obey range rules and regulations. Park in designated lot only. Range hours may vary. Check with property headquarters for details. Target practice in established ranges only. Fees are charged. Phone: (219) 393-1128.
Traffic on public roads through the area is governed by state and county laws. Traffic over service roads and trails, except by authorized vehicles, is restricted to walking. Park in designated lots only. Speed limit is 30 MPH unless otherwise posted. No horses, snowmobiles, ATVs or off-road vehicles are allowed. No hunting within 50 feet of any public road.