Hunters interested in Darien Lakes State Park are required to fill out an application and stop at the self registration box at the Park Office to fill out a registration slip. Registration needs to be done only once per year and hunters must carry the permit on them while they hunt.
Small and Big Game are allowed to be hunted at the park and the permit will allow for both. West of Elevenmile Creek is off limits to gun hunting; however there are areas where bowhunting is allowed in the gun restricted areas. Bowhunters may camp in the park while the campground is open. They must keep bow equipment locked in their vehicles while in the camping and maintained day use areas near and around Harlow Lake.
Permanent tree stands are not allowed for deer hunting, however, climbing stands may be used providing hunters take the stand with them at the end of each day that they hunt. The permit also allows hunters using dogs to hunt to have them off leash while in the act of hunting or training.
Hunting is prohibited in the camping, day use areas around Harlow Lake, and disc golf course.