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; www.fws.gov/refuge/great_swamp/
In addition to required state licenses and permits, hunters must obtain a Refuge permit for $26 ($13 for holders of a Senior, Golden Age, Access, or Golden Access pass and youths with a valid New Jersey youth hunting license).
Edwin B. Forsythe NWR
800 Great Creek Rd., Oceanville, NJ 08231-0072; (609) 652-1665; www.fws.gov/refuge/edwin_b_forsythe/
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; www.fws.gov/supawnameadows/
Special hunting conditions apply. Contact refuge office for information.
Wallkill River NWR
1547 County Rt. 565, Sussex, NJ 07461-4013; (973) 702-7266;
Note: the refuge is closed to bear hunting.
In addition to the required state licenses and permits, hunters must obtain a refuge permit which is available by following the above link and scrolling down to Deer Hunting. There is a $30 fee for a refuge permit except youths are free; discounts available for those with federal Senior or Access Passes. Special hunting conditions apply.
Regulations in red are new this year.
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