Hunting External Affairs

Where can I go hunting?

The Recreation.Gov Web site identifies hunting and other recreational opportunities on Federal lands. There are approximately 317 units in the National Wildlife Refuge System that are open to hunting. Also, you may be interested in our Where Can I Go Fishing? site.

State wildlife agencies manage the hunting license progams. Many states manage wildlife management areas and other areas open to regulated public hunting. In addition to home pages, other hunting-related sites on the Web may identify opportunities for hunting a particular species or in the particular geographic area of interest to you. Please remember to get permission from private landowners before hunting on their lands.

Units in the National Wildlife Refuge System That Are Open to Hunting

Click on the map or a state name below to get a list of the units of the National Wildlife Refuge Systen in each state that are open for hunting:

Alaska Washington Idaho Montana Wyoming Nevada Utah Arizona Colorado New Mexico Oklahoma Kansas Nebraska South Dakota North Dakota Hawaii (hunting not available) Arkansas Minnesota Wisconsin Michigan Indiana Mississippi Alabama Georgia South Carolina Maryland Maryland Delaware Delaware New Jersey New Jersey Pennsylvania Connecticut Connecticut Rhode Island Rhode Island (no hunting available) Massachusetts Massachusetts Vermont Vermont New Hampshire New Hampshire Maine New Youk Oregon California Texas Iowa Missouri Louisiana Florida Tennessee North Carolina Kentucky West Virginia Ohio Virginia Illinois

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado
Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii(no hunting available) Idaho
Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky(no hunting available) Louisiana
Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi
Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey
New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma
Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island(no hunting available) South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee
Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia
Wisconsin Wyoming        


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