Shotgun deer hunting is available by permit only for White Clay Creek, Fort DuPont, Fort Delaware and Brandywine Creek State Parks and some areas of Cape Henlopen State Park; Blackbird State Forest; Ennis Tract at Woodland Beach; Cedar Swamp; Ted Harvey-Logan Lane and Buckaloo Tracts, Augustine and Assawoman State Wildlife Areas. Except for Brandywine Crek State Park, the above areas will utilize a daily lottery. Elevated stands are provided for each permittee. Deer hunting at Lums Pond State Park is by permit only and hunters should contact the Lums Pond office for details (302-368-6989).
Deer hunting is also available at many other state wildlife areas without a permit. Check area maps for details of specific rules regarding types of hunting available.