Permits

White-tailed deer. Credit: USFWS

Hunting

To hunt on the refuge, a refuge permit is required in combination with all applicable state hunting and/or trapping licenses. To download and print a refuge hunting permit, click the link below. Permit applicants must fill in their name, address, telephone number, and signature before the permit is valid. Hunting permits can also be obtained by visiting our office at 3982 Waverly Road in Williamstown, WV.   

For state regulations and state license information explore the links below:

Trapping

To trap on the refuge, a refuge trapping permit is required in combination with all applicable state hunting and/or trapping licenses.  You will also want to be familiar with all refuge specific regulations and information, which can be viewed by clicking on the link below.  At the end of the season, all trapping permit holders must fill out and send in the trapping report which can be found at the end of the regulations.

Trapping permits must be obtained either by calling our office, 304-375-2923, or by visiting in person.