Hunting

Hunter Silhouette by Eugene Hester USFWS

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge is one of more than 370 refuges open to the public for hunting – seasonally and in accordance with state regulations.

  • Refuge Hunt Permit

    You must possess and carry a signed refuge hunt permit (signed hunt brochure) while hunting. The hunt brochure includes hunting regulations, the hunt area map, and the Refuge Hunt Permit for alligator, deer, hog, duck, and coot hunting.

    Click to download and print the 2021-2022 Hunt Brochure (includes Refuge Hunt Permit)

  • Alligator Hunting

    Alligator hunting is permitted in designated hunt areas by permit only. Please visit Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission website to apply for this hunt.

    A limited number of airboat permits are available for hunters who possess an Alligator Harvest Permit for the refuge. Learn more about airboat permits.

  • Duck and Coot Hunting

    Duck and coot hunting is permitted in designated areas of the refuge in accordance with Federal and State regulations.

  • Deer and Hog Hunting

    Deer and hog hunting information coming soon.

  • Hunting on your National Wildlife Refuges

    Visit the National Wildlife Refuge System Hunting page to learn more about hunting and explore different hunting opportunities at refuges across the United States. Why is hunting allowed on national wildlife refuges? Learn more here.