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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 5. Department of Conservation And Recreation
Chapter 36. Standard Fees for Use of Department of Conservation and Recreation Facilities, Programs, and Services

4VAC5-36-170. Hunting fees.


Hunting: All parks where available unless otherwise noted. (Does not apply to open hunting areas at Fairy Stone, Hungry Mother, Grayson Highlands, Occoneechee, and Pocahontas)


Standard Daily Hunting Fee for reservation-type managed hunts (No separate application fee required).

$15 per hunter per day

Standard Daily Hunting Fee for lottery-type managed hunts (Paid in addition to any applicable application fee).

$10 per hunter per day

Standard Daily Hunting Fee: James River

$25 per hunter per day

Lottery Hunt Application Fee

$5.00 per application

Chippokes Plantation: Southern Heritage Deer Hunt

$325 per adult, or youth 16 through 17 with a separate stand
$200 per youth ages 12 through 17, requires shared stand with a paying adult
$50 per nonhunting companion

Waterfowl Hunt at Crow's Nest Natural Area Preserve Permit (maximum of 3 per person per season)

$100 each

Notes on hunting fees:

At parks where there is a "standby" process, no additional daily fee for that hunting season shall be charged if the hunter has already paid at least one previous daily hunting fee for that park's hunting season.

Statutory Authority

§ 10.1-104 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 14, eff. April 25, 2002; amended, Virginia Register Volume 19, Issue 16, eff. May 21, 2003; Volume 20, Issue 13, eff. April 7, 2004; Volume 23, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2007; Volume 26, Issue 6, eff. January 1, 2010; Volume 32, Issue 9, eff. January 28, 2016.

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