All states have federal- or state-owned public lands that are available for hunting. Public lands may have regulations that control hunting on these properties and may require special permits. Check with your state's wildlife agency and get maps before you go.

Public lands that may be open for hunting:

  • State parks and forests
  • State-owned wildlife management areas
  • National forests
  • National parks
  • National Wildlife Refuge properties
  • Bureau of Land Management properties
  • Bureau of Reclamation properties