Hunting on national wildlife refuges is not permitted unless specifically opened as listed below.
No Sunday hunting on national wildlife refuges.
Cape May NWR
24 Kimbles Beach Rd., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 (609) 463-0994; fws.gov/northeast/capemay
No refuge permit is required. Special hunting conditions apply. Contact refuge office for information.
Great Swamp NWR
241 Pleasant Plains Rd., Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-9615, (973) 425-1222 ext. 158; fws.gov/northeast/greatswamp
In addition to required state licenses and permits, hunters must obtain a Refuge permit for $26 ($13 for holders of a Senior Golden Age or Golden Access Passport and youths with a valid 2012 New Jersey youth hunting license).
Edwin B. Forsythe NWR
800 Great Creek Rd., Oceanville, NJ 08231-0072; (609) 652-1665; fws.gov/northeast/forsythe
Hunters wanting to participate in the special waterfowl hunts must have a reservation. Special hunting conditions apply. Information can be obtained at the refuge, at dispensers, at the headquarters, on the refuge website, or through the mail.
Supawna Meadows NWR
c/o Cape May NWR, 24 Kimbles Beach Rd., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210, (609) 463-0994; fws.gov/northeast/nj/spm.htm
Special hunting conditions apply. Contact refuge manager for information.
Wallkill River NWR
1547 County Rt. 565, Sussex, NJ 07461-4013; (973) 702-7266; wallkillriver.fws.gov
Note: the refuge is closed to bear hunting in 2012.
In addition to required state licenses and permits, hunters must obtain a refuge permit. There is a $20 fee for a refuge permit except youths are free, seniors with a Golden Age passport are $10. Special hunting conditions apply.
Regulations in red are new this year.
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