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Managed Hunts

CONTROLLED (Managed) DEER HUNTS

A lottery-based controlled deer hunt is held each year at Addison Oaks and Independence Oaks county parks. The controlled hunts are part of an ecosystem-based approach to natural resources management within the parks system. Firearms deer hunting within the parks system is permitted only when authorized by the Oakland County Parks and Recreation Commission.

PLEASE NOTE: Addison Oaks and Independence Oaks will be closed to the public on dates designated for controlled deer hunts.

Addison Oaks: Independence Oaks:

Friday, Nov. 15

Monday, Nov. 18
Tuesday, Nov. 19 Wednesday, Nov. 20
Thursday, Nov. 21 Monday, Nov. 25

Tuesday, Nov. 26

Wednesday, Nov. 27
Tuesday, Dec. 10 Monday, Dec. 9

Thursda, Dec. 12

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Interested hunters may enter the lottery using the application forms provided.

2013 Managed Hunt Lottery Applications Forms are now available online: interested applicants may also contact Independence Oaks at 248/625-0877 to request to be added to the lottery application mailing list.

Addison Oaks Managed Deer Hunt
Independence Oaks Managed Deer Hunt

Your help is important in keeping Oakland County Parks safe, clean and well maintained. Report park incidents, accidents or vandalism to the Oakland County Sheriff's Office at 248-858-4950.


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