Mentored deer hunt group photo at Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge

Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge provides ample opportunity for hunting. Public hunting is permitted on approximately 5,000 acres in New Jersey and 160 acres in New York in accordance with those states’ seasons. Some special regulations apply. All hunters must obtain a refuge hunting permit, in addition to state licenses, before scouting and hunting. Refuge hunt permits are valid for the New Jersey and New York tracts of the refuge. Refuge permits and refuge-specific regulations are at