Rockville County Park & Nature Preserve and Spring Hill County Park will close temporarily to accommodate special deer hunting opportunities for people with physical disabilities.
Both Stearns County parks are closed beginning Saturday,
Nov. 9, and will remain closed through Sunday, Nov. 17. Spring Hill County Park will then close again for hunting from Nov. 30 through Dec. 15.
Hunters applied and were selected through Midwest Outdoors Unlimited for the deer hunt. Each disabled hunter will be accompanied by one able-bodied person from Midwest Outdoors Unlimited while in the park.
Midwest Outdoors Unlimited is a non-profit organization that manages special hunting opportunities for people with a disability.