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Hunting Access

Possession of firearms or other dangerous weapons and ammunition is prohibited on University premises unless authorized by the University President or designee: https://www.sdstate.edu/sites/default/files/policies/upload/Dangerous-Weapons-and-Firearms.pdf  

SDSU research stations have limited hunting access by permission only. To obtain permission to hunt at SDSU research stations, hunters will need to contact the manager at the field station listed unless otherwise directed. Travel is limited to foot traffic only and no smoking is allowed.

SDSU Research Stations with limited hunting access include, but are not limited to:

Cottonwood Field Station: Manager- Katie Grott, 605.386.4445

Oak Lake Field Station: Director- Charles Fenster, 605.688.4453; Assistant Director - Bruce Eichhorst, 605.688.6121

For more information about hunting access at SDSU research stations, please visit the South Dakota Game Fish and Parks website to view the South Dakota Public Hunting Atlas.  http://gfp.sd.gov/hunting/docs/hunting-altas-county.pdf Click on the link “Public Hunting Atlas” for the Official interactive map for South Dakota’s Guide to Public Hunting. Always confirm information received from third party apps and websites with the Official Public Hunting Atlas and obtain any necessary permissions before hunting on public or private land.