Woman dressed warmly in camouflage and standing in marsh reeds aims a shotgun into the air

Updated February 18, 2024

Hunt Information

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge offers waterfowl hunting for youth ages 17 and younger at our Riverboat unit (a separate unit that is otherwise closed to the public) and provides safe and quality education opportunities and introduces young people to hunting heritage. The youth waterfowl hunting program is operated in a manner consistent and compatible with the purposes and goals of the refuge. Hunting is permitted in accordance with all applicable State, Federal, and special refuge regulations. The application window for the 2024-2025 hunt season will open on August 15th, 2024. 

Hunt Details

The application window for the 2024-2025 Youth Hunt will open on August 15, 2024. If you have any questions, please contact staff at 503-625-5944, or by email at tualatinriver@fws.gov

2024-2025 Dates: November 9, 17 and 23, 2024; December 1, 7, 15, 21, 29, 2024; January 4, 2025

Time: Self check in 90 minutes prior to legal hunt time. Self check out no later than 1:00 PM.

Location: Riverboat Unit of Tualatin River NWR

Cost: This is a FREE activity

Questions: Please contact the refuge at tualatinriver@fws.gov or 503.625.5944 with any questions.

Changes, including cancellation of hunts, may be necessary depending on water levels. Any new information will be posted to this site as soon as it becomes available. 

Related Documents
Tualatin River NWR Youth Hunt Brochure 24-25

Youth Hunt brochure for Tualatin River NWR Riverboat Unit. FY 24-25 hunt season.