Vermillion Highlands Research Recreation & WMA Hunting Information

This information applies only to the Vermillion Highlands Research Recreation and WMA NOT the Vermillion River WMA/AMA. Please refer to the Vermillion River Complex reference map below for approximate WMA/AMA boundaries.


  • Please do not block field access roads or gates when parking your vehicles.
  • Please respect the ongoing agricultural operations and do not interfere with such operations in any way.
  • Please do not trespass into areas delineated by fencing and marked "No Trespassing" such as the Gun Club.
  • Dogs must be on a leash except when being used for Vermillion Highlands Late Season Pheasant and Goose Hunting purposes.


2016 Spring Turkey Hunting

  • Spring Turkey hunting on Vermillion Highlands is permitted from April 13th through May 31st, 2016 with a valid license for Permit Area 510. No special use permit by the Vermillion River Complex Wildlife Office is required

2016 Fall Turkey Hunting

NOTE: The WMA is NOT OPEN to Fall Turkey Hunting for 2016


2016 Fox/Coyote Hunt

  • Fox and Coyote hunting is allowed on the Vermillion Highlands WMA from January 1st, 2016 through March 15th, 2016 by permit only.
  • See the Fox/Coyote Hunt Application for details on applying for this hunt.


Vermillion River Complex Map This is a PDF file. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download it. (8 MB)

More Information:

Vermillion Highlands WMA Web page

Call the local Wildlife Area Office at 651-322-4643 with any questions.