Walk-In Access

Walk-In Access (WIA) Program

Two hunters in a WIA

Public Hunting on Private Land

Hunter Information

Walk-In Access sites are open during any legal hunting season from Sept. 1 to May 31. Individuals with a WIA validation can hunt from 1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset.

You must purchase a WIA Validation to legally hunt WIA Sites.
Purchase Online or call: 1-888-665-4236 (ELS CODE 190)

Landowners cannot give others permission to hunt without a validation.

Important! Check the WIA site status page for site updates and closures.

Download 2017 Atlas (22.8 MB) or Find a WIA using our interactive maps

 Hunters must:

Help Evaluate the Program

If you hunted a WIA, we want to hear from you about your experience. Please take a few minutes to answer five questions about your WIA hunts, our website and map products, and offer comments on the program.

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