State Parks Draw Hunt Application Period Opens July 15

Hunters can apply online for State Parks Deer Management Draw Hunts beginning July 15th by visiting

Applications are only available online and close August 26th.

The first State Park hunt was held in 1993 as an effort to mitigate damage to vegetation and unique habitat by an overpopulation of white-tailed deer in Brown County State Park.

Multiple parks have hosted deer management hunts annually since 1995.

Hunters will be selected through a randomized computer drawing.