General Hunting Information in Virginia https://dwr.virginia.gov/hunting/regulations
Hunting on the IWLA - Alexandria Chapter requires an additional permission slip from the Chapter. It can be found on the Hunting tab of the Chapter website.
For those NOT Hunting you should be aware that there may be hunters out in the woods. Dates for all to be aware of:
|Archery:||early: Oct 1 - Nov 18||late: Dec 4 - Jan 7|
|Muzzleloader:||early Nov 5 - Nov 18||late Dec 17 - Jan 7|
|Firearms:||Nov 19 - Jan 7|
Source: VA Department of Wildlife Resources
If you desire to take a hike on the trails during hunting season, please check with the Caretaker to see if any hunters are hunting. ALL HUNTERS are REQUIRED to check in and out with the caretaker.
Hunter Education Dates:
Virginia requires Hunter Education if you are 12–15 years old and want to hunt or are a first-time hunter.
Nov 19 – tentative – Hunter Education - Check calendar
See options at Hunter Education Course | Virginia DWR