Firearms deer hunts

Area NameHunt No.DatesLicenseNo. of participantsHunt typeBag LimitAdditional Information 
Itasca State Park287Nov. 7 - 15AUnlimitedEither sex2Open to firearm hunting deer during the firearm (A) deer season. No application required. Includes Itasca Wilderness Sanctuary SNA.
Elm Creek Park Reserve941Nov. 14 - 15A or B140Either sexUnlimited (DPA 701)Mandatory Orientation 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Elm Creek Ski Chalet. Non-toxic ammunition only. No pistols; www.threeriversparks.org/page/deer-hunts
Cascade River State Park900Nov. 7 - 22A100Either sex1Only sections of the park are open to hunting. Contact the park for details.
Rice Lake NWR901Nov. 14 - 22A40Either sex1Deer stands for disabled hunters are only available during a special disabled hunt Oct. 8-11. Contact Walt Ford at 218-768-2402 x100 or [email protected] for details; www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Rice_Lake_Hunting.pdf.
St. Croix State Park902Nov. 19 - 22A350Either sex2no additional information
Lake Louise State Park903Nov. 14 - 15A25Either sex3CWD sampling voluntary.
Gooseberry Falls State Park904Nov. 7 - 22A40Either sex2Only sections of the park open to hunting. Contact park for details. 
Split Rock Lighthouse State Park905Nov. 7 - 22A40Either sex2no additional information
Tettegouche State Park906Nov. 7 - 22A100Either sex2no additional information
Scenic State Park907Nov. 7 - 22A30Either sex1no additional information
Hayes Lake State Park908Nov. 7 - 22A50Either sex2no additional information
Lake Bemidji State Park909Nov. 7 - 10A30Earn-a-buck2no additional information
Zippel Bay State Park910Nov. 7 - 22A75Earn-a-buck3no additional information
Judge C.R. Magney State Park911Nov. 7 - 22A75Either sex1Only sections of the park are open to hunting. Contact the park for more details.
Schoolcraft State Park912Nov. 7 - 22AUnlimitedEither sex1Open; no special hunt permit required. No bonus permits allowed.
Lake Carlos State Park913Nov. 7 - 10A17Antlerless Only1no additional information
William O’Brien State Park914Nov. 14 - 15A50Either sex2no additional information
Lake Bronson State Park915Nov. 7 - 15A30Earn-a-buck2no additional information
Maplewood State Park916Nov. 7 - 10A100Either sex2no additional information
Miesville Ravine Park Reserve917Nov. 7 - 15A40Antlerless Onlyunlimited (DPA 605)Mandatory orientation. Youth hunters may harvest a buck on their regular tag. CWD sampling voluntary.
Beaver Creek Valley State Park 918Nov. 7 - 8A25Either sex3CWD sampling voluntary.
Glacial Lakes State Park919Nov. 12 - 15A20Antlerless Only1no additional information
Zumbro Falls Woods Scientific and Natural Areas920Nov. 7 - 15A12Either sex3no additional information
Old Mill State Park922Nov. 7 - 10A10Either sexno additional information
Zumbro Falls Woods Scientific and Natural Areas923Nov. 21 - 29B12Either sex3no additional information
Franz Jevne State ParkNANov. 7 - 22AUnlimitedEither sex (DPA 105)3Open; no special hunt permit required. Follow regulations for deer permit area 105.
Vermillion Highlands Research Recreation and Wildlife Management Area925Nov. 7 - 20A or B20Either sex5Hunter orientation required prior to permit issuance. Contact DNR wildlife office for details: 651-322-4643. CWD sampling voluntary. 
Whitewater State Park927Nov. 21 - 22B50Either sex2CWD sampling voluntary.
Wild River State Park928Nov. 7 - 8A75Either sex2no additional information
City of Grand Rapids931Nov. 7 - 22AUnlimitedEither sex3Hunters must apply.
Forestville/Mystery Cave State Park933Nov. 7 - 8A130Either sex3CWD sampling voluntary.
Whitewater State Game Refuge934Nov. 21 - 29B100Antlerless Only2CWD sampling voluntary.
Frontenac State Park940Nov. 21 - 22B60Either sex2CWD sampling voluntary.
Great River Bluffs State Park962Nov. 21 - 22B50Either sex3CWD sampling voluntary.