is an important wildlife management tool that the National Refuge System
recognizes as a healthy, traditional outdoor pastime, deeply rooted in
America’s heritage. Hunting can instill
a unique understanding and appreciation of wildlife, their behavior, and their
habitat needs. At Grand Cote National
Wildlife Refuge hunting does not pose a threat to wildlife populations, and in
some instances are necessary for sound wildlife management. An Annual Public
Use permit is required.
are available online, in person or by mail.
to purchase an Annual Public Use Permit online, visit this website
– Permits are available at the refuge headquarters and at various sales
Call the refuge office for more
Mail your request along with a $20.00 money order to Kinsail Corporation,
Lake Ophelia Annual Public Use Permit,
PO Box 1092, McLean VA 22101.
more about hunting opportunities, seasons and regulations by visiting the Grand Cote Visitor Center or Refuge Office.