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Hunting will limit park access at state parks

Special resource management deer hunts are scheduled to take place this fall at several Minnesota state parks, including Frontenac. Access will vary, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. 

Some parks will remain open to all visitors, some will have limited public access and some will be open only to hunters with special permits.

For a list of parks that are open, partially open or closed during the 2012 hunting season, visit or call 888-646-6367, between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Parks that will be open only to hunters with special permits (hunt dates in parentheses) are:

• Crow Wing State Park (Dec. 7-9)

• Frontenac State Park (Nov. 17-19)

• Lake Shetek State Park (Dec. 1-2)

• Mille Lacs Kathio (Nov. 9-11)

• Rice Lake State Park (Dec. 1-2)

• Sibley State Park (Nov. 24-25)

• St. Croix State Park (Nov. 9-12)

• William O'Brien State Park (Nov. 10-11)