MASON CITY – Mason City police are now accepting applications from persons interested in bow hunting within designated parks within the city.
In October, the Park Board approved hunting in Parker’s Woods, MacNider, Murphy and Georgia Hanfor parks as well as Highland Park Golf Course. Rules and regulations have been established by the Park Board and police.
Application packets may be picked up, and dropped off, at the Mason City Police Department, 78 South Georgia Avenue, Monday through Friday from 8:00 Am to 4:30 PM. Applications are also available for download on the city’s website, masoncity.net.
A limited number of hunters will be allowed in each area. Selection will be established with a lottery drawing.
Police said that bow hunting is allowed on any property within the city limits with prior approval and application through the police department.