Deer hunting allowed in select state parksLimited deer hunting is taking place in Fort Stevenson State Park near Garrison and Grahams Island State Park, southwest of Devils Lake.
Limited deer hunting is taking place in Fort Stevenson State Park near Garrison and Grahams Island State Park, southwest of Devils Lake.
Beginning Oct. 1, bow hunting for antlered or antlerless deer will be permitted at Fort Stevenson State Park. Hunters must apply for a special permit, available at the park office from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
There is no charge for the special permits, which will be issued on a first-come, first-serve basis, but hunters must display a park entrance permit on their vehicles. For information, contact the park at 701-337-5576.
Hunters can harvest deer at Grahams Island State Park during the bow, gun and muzzleloader seasons. Grahams Island will also be open for turkey hunting beginning Oct. 10. Permits are available at the park office from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, or by writing the park at 152 S. Duncan Road, Devils Lake, ND 58301 or call 701-766-4015.
Grahams Island State Park will be closed to all visitors except hunters during the deer gun season from Nov. 6 through Nov. 22.
Hunting is not permitted in any other state parks.