12 Minnesota state parks to close temporarily this fall for deer hunts October 5, 2011

Minnesota Population Deer Population and Management News Archive

Numerous special deer hunts are scheduled to take place at Minnesota state parks this fall. Access to the parks will vary around the...“The DNR allows these annual hunts as a way to help control the deer population at state parks,” said Ed Quinn, resource management coordinator for the DNR’s Division of Parks and Trails. “When there are too many deer in one area, the native plants and animals can be negatively affected.

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