Custer State Park, South Dakota to Hold Annual Bison Auction

Custer State Park To Hold Annual Bison Auction
Custer State Park To Hold Annual Bison Auction
South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks
South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks

South Dakota -(Ammoland.com)- The 2015 Custer State Park Fall Classic Bison Auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 21, at the park corrals where 201 head will be sold.

This year’s offerings include 10 mature bred cows, 14 open mature cows, five two-year-old bred heifers, 15 yearling heifers, 35 heifer calves, 66 bull calves, 42 yearling bulls, five two-year-old grade bulls, nine two-year-old breeding bulls. Burros for sale include five young jacks, two matched five-year-old gelded jacks and a five-year-old roan mammoth jack.

The auction will begin at 10 a.m. MST at the Custer State Park Buffalo corrals, located 15 miles east of Custer on Highway 16A and then nine miles south on the Wildlife Loop Road. Signs will be posted to assist in locating the corrals.

The auction will also be online at www.DVAuction.com.

A buyers’ reception will be held prior to the auction on Friday, Nov. 20, from 6-8 p.m. MST at the Creekside Lodge in Custer State Park.

For the past 50 years, the park has made its surplus bison available for sale to the private sector. A significant amount of park revenue comes from the bison sale and goes toward continued operations of the state park system.

For additional information about the upcoming bison auction, contact Custer State Park at 605.255.4515 or email questions to [email protected]

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