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State parks closing temporarily for deer reductions

State parks closing temporarily for deer reductions
Posted at 9:49 AM, Nov 14, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS -- Nearly 20 Indiana state parks will temporarily close to allow for controlled deer reductions.

The 18 parks will be closed Monday and Tuesday.

There were 14 state parks taking part in the reductions in 2015, harvesting 806 deer.

The following parks are affected:

  • Brown County
  • Cave River Valley Natural Area
  • 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
  • Whitewater Memorial
Only individual hunters drawn in September and the hunters they listed on their applications may participate in the hunts.