Western MarylandGreen Ridge State Forest — More than43,000 acres noted for white-tailed deer,wild turkey and squirrel. Topographicalmaps at forest headquarters. Mobilityimpairedaccess. Public rifle range.
Capital RegionSeneca Creek State Park — Three tractsfor deer bowhunting.
Central MarylandLiberty and Prettyboy Reservoirs —Various upland game, along with forestgame and deer (bow only).
Gunpowder Falls State Park — Designatedhunting areas and archery shooting range.
Southern MarylandNanjemoy Natural Resources ManagementArea — Waterfowl hunting on 1,197 acres.Mobility-impaired access.
St. Clement’s Island State Park — Rabbitand waterfowl hunting. Informationthrough Point Lookout State Park.
St. Mary’s Lake — Waterfowl huntingat designated sites. Boat access only.
Eastern ShoreBlackwater National Wildlife Refuge —Sika deer hunting in marshy terrain. (Alsopopular at Assateague Island National Seashore,with separate bag limits from the state.)
Tuckahoe State Park — Spring turkeyhunting. Archery shooting range.
Chesapeake Forest Lands — More than58,000 acres divided among 460 parcelsin five lower Eastern Shore counties.Chesapeake Forest Office in Snow Hill: 410-632-3732.
Many Wildlife Management Areas throughout Maryland offer exceptional hunting. Among these, Mt. Nebo WMA’s rugged Western Maryland terrain makes for unique ruffed grouse, wild turkey andwhite-tailed deer hunting and is the location of a black bear check station;15 acres of mourning dove hunting are available at the Cheltenham WMA in the Capital Region; and the Eastern ShorebasedDeal Island WMA and Fairmount WMA are teeming with waterfowl.