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Hunting Opportunities On New Jersey’s National Wildlife Refuges

2010–2011 Hunting Seasons

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 Road, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210 (609) 463-0994;

No refuge permit is required. Special hunting conditions apply. Contact refuge office for information.

Great Swamp NWR

241 Pleasant Plains Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920-9615

(973) 425-1222;

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 2010 New Jersey youth hunting license).

Edwin B. Forsythe NWR

800 Great Creek Road, Oceanville, NJ 08231-0072; (609) 652-1665;

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 Web site, 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;

Special hunting conditions apply. Contact refuge manager for information.

Wallkill River NWR

1547 County Rt. 565, Sussex, NJ 07461-4013; (973) 702-7266;

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.


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