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Great Dismal Swamp
National Wildlife Refuge

3100 Desert Road
Suffolk, VA   23434
E-mail: greatdismalswamp@fws.gov
Phone Number: 757-986-3705
Visit the Refuge's Web Site:
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Deer hunts are scheduled only on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. Access is through the Jericho Ditch, Portsmouth Ditch, Railroad Ditch, and Corapeake Ditch entrances.

A drawing will select 100 permittees for the black bear hunt. Designated bear hunt areas will be within the Jericho Ditch and Railroad Ditch entrances.

A valid Virginia and/or North Carolina hunting license is required along with the refuge-issued permits. Please contact the refuge for more information.

Hunt areas will be closed to all other public use activities on hunt and scouting days.

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