Use this application for: A free permit to trap in a state park or recreation area. (41:08:01:11) Custer State Park, Beaver Creek Nature Area and Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve are closed to trapping. (41:08:01:09)
Requirements: Valid furbearer stamp (resident youth age 15 exempt). Trappers must also be familiar with and adhere to park entrance license requirements, .22 rimfire prohibition, motorized vehicle use restrictions and curfew restrictions.
Application period: Permits can be issued for a period of time between Nov. 1 and March 31 the following year. A new permit is required each season. Please allow up to two weeks for approval.
Procedure: Following submission of this form, your application will be sent to the park manager for review. Permits may include conditional terms such as limitation of allowable areas, restriction of vehicle use or designation of timeframe for checking traps. The permit will be issued via email if an address is provided. You may not trap without a permit.