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Cherry Valley Hunt Information for Website:

Public hunting is permitted on 270 acres during specific times of the year. Hunting is a wildlife management tool used to control some animal populations and is also a Congressionally mandated priority public use.  The hunting program is administered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC). 

All hunters must obtain a refuge hunting permit prior to scouting and hunting. Permits will be available for wild turkey, small game, deer, and bear and are $30 each.  Combination (all game) permits are now available for $100 and are valid April 1 through March 31.  Discounted permits are available for:

Youth Hunters (16 years of age and under) – Free

Access Pass Holders - $17.50 single permit; $52.50 combination permit

 Senior Pass Holders  - $17.50 single permit; $52.50 combination permit

 

To purchase your permit:

On Friday March 4, 2016 starting at 7:00PM, hunt permits can be purchased at www.cherryvalleypermits.com. Only a limited number of permits are available and are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis. Hunters without internet access may apply via phone by contacting Kinsail directly (703-994-4194).

 

Upon completion of purchase, your refuge hunt permit, a copy of the hunt regulations, and a map may be printed.  Payment may also be made by check or money order mailed to Kinsail Corporation, P.O. Box 1092, McLean, Virginia 22101; in this case, the permit and applicable maps and regulations will be mailed to the permit holder upon receipt of payment.  Refuge staff can no longer accommodate permit sales by phone or mail. 

 

Cherry Valley NWR Hunting Seasons:

 

Wild Turkey

2016 Season Information

The refuge is open to both spring and fall turkey hunting concurrent with the seasons administered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. You must have both State and refuge permits in your possession to hunt on the refuge.

 

Small Game

2016-2017 Season Information

The refuge small game season is concurrent with the seasons administered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. The use of rifles is not permitted.

 

White-tailed Deer

2016-2017 Season Information

Deer hunting on the refuge is limited to archery only. As per PGC guidelines, archery equipment may be used during the regular firearms season. The refuge deer seasons are concurrent with the seasons administered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

 

Bear

2016-2017 Season Information

Bear hunting on the refuge is limited to archery only. As per PGC guidelines, archery equipment may be used during the regular firearms season. The refuge bear seasons are concurrent with the seasons administered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission.

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: Jan 12, 2016
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