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Custer state park big game hunting

At 71,000 acres, Custer State Park is one of the largest state parks in the United States and a vast array of wildlife attracts many visitors.

A primary goal of wildlife management in Custer State Park is to manage for a diversity of wildlife species, both game and nongame. While wildlife is managed primarily for viewing, hunting is one of the tools used to help maintain healthy populations.

With the exception of buffalo, all hunting seasons are Resident Only.