18 State Park Properties to Close Temporarily for Deer Reductions

Select Indiana State Park properties will closed temporarily to allow for controlled deer reductions in the coming weeks. The dates for the temporary closings are Nov. 14 and 15, and Nov. 28 and 29. The state parks affected are Brown County, Chain O’Lakes, Charlestown, Clifty Falls, Fort Harrison, Indiana Dunes, McCormick’s Creek, Ouabache, Pokagon, Prophetstown, Shakamak, Spring Mill, Summit Lake, Tippecanoe River, Turkey Run, Versailles and Whitewater Memorial. Cave River Valley Natural Area, which is managed by Spring Mill State Park, will also close for deer reductions. These properties will close to the general public the evening before each of the two efforts and reopen the morning after each two-day reduction. Only individual hunters drawn in September and those hunters they listed on their applications may participate in the hunts.

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