INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says 21 state parks will close to the general public for two days in both November and December for deer hunts.

The dates for the temporary closures are Nov. 18-19, and Dec. 2-3. The parks will close to the general public the evenings before each of the two hunts and reopen the mornings afterward.

The state parks affected are Brown County, Chain O’Lakes, Charlestown, Clifty Falls, Fort Harrison, Harmonie, Indiana Dunes, Lincoln, McCormick’s Creek, Ouabache, Pokagon, Potato Creek, Prophetstown, Shades, Shakamak, Spring Mill, Summit Lake, Tippecanoe, Turkey Run, Versailles, and Whitewater Memorial.