2017 Black Hills Deer Opening Day

Season Dates: Nov. 1-30, 2017
Application Deadline: July 14, 2017

Deer in the Black Hills were abundant when explorers arrived in the mid 1870s, and Whitetails still dominate the hills, making up 75 percent of the deer herd. Mule deer can be found in the north, the area west of Custer, and in the foothills surrounding the Black Hills.