Hunting dates for Virginia state parks announced

Hunting dates for Virginia state parks announced

(WWBT) - Deer hunting dates for Virginia State Parks have been announced.

Reservations can be made in advance at the parks that allow hunting. Contact each park for its reservation dates. Advance reservations for stands and zones are $15 and can be made by calling 1-800-933-7275.

The hunting dates are below.

Muzzleloading and archery:

  • Kiptopeke State Park, Nov. 14-15
  • Pocahontas State Park, Nov. 7-10
  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Nov. 5-6 and Nov. 12-13
  • York River State Park, Nov. 13-14

Muzzleloading only:

  • Belle Isle State Park, Nov. 6-7
  • Caledon State Park, Nov. 8
  • Grayson Highlands State Park, Nov. 5-6
  • James River State Park, Nov. 5-6
  • Lake Anna State Park, Nov. 7
  • Natural Tunnel State Park, Nov. 13-14
  • Shenandoah River State Park, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13

Youth muzzleloading:

  • Shenandoah River State, Nov. 12

Muzzleloading and shotgun:

  • Belle Isle State Park, Dec. 10-11
  • Claytor Lake State Park, Jan. 4-5
  • James River State Park, Nov. 26-27 and Dec. 10-11
  • Lake Anna State Park, Dec. 5 and Dec. 12
  • Natural Tunnel State, Jan. 11-12

Muzzleloading-shotgun and archery:

  • Kiptopeke State Park, Dec. 5-6
  • Pocahontas State Park, Dec. 4-6 and Dec. 18-20

Shotgun (slug only):

  • Leesylvania State Park, Dec. 3 and Dec. 10
  • Undeveloped state park site in Loudoun County, Nov. 19 and Nov. 26
  • Widewater State Park, Dec. 6 and Dec. 13

General firearms:

  • Grayson Highlands State Park, Nov. 19-20
  • Staunton River State Park, Nov. 17

Wheelin' Sportsmen muzzleloading:

  • Shenandoah River State Park, Nov. 5
  • Lake Anna State Park, Nov. 6

Below is the list of state parks that allow hunting and their phone numbers.

  • Belle Isle State Park, Lancaster County, 804-462-5030
  • Caledon State Park, King George County, 540-663-3861
  • Claytor Lake State Park, Pulaski County, 540-643-2500
  • Fairy Stone State Park, Patrick County, 276-930-2424
  • Grayson Highlands State Park, Grayson County, 276-579-7092
  • Hungry Mother State Park, Smyth County, 276-781-7400
  • James River State Park, Buckingham County, 434-933-4355
  • Kiptopeke State Park, Northampton County, 757-331-2267
  • Lake Anna State Park, Spotsylvania County, 540-854-5503
  • Leesylvania State Park, Prince William County, 703-730-8205
  • Loudoun County site, 571-409-0030
  • Mason Neck State Park, Fairfax County, 703-490-4979
  • Natural Tunnel State Park, Scott County, 276-940-2674
  • Occoneechee State Park, Mecklenburg County, 434-374-2210
  • Pocahontas State Park, Chesterfield County, 804-796-4255
  • Shenandoah River State Park, Warren County, 540-622-6840
  • Smith Mountain Lake State Park, Bedford County, 540-297-6066
  • Staunton River State Park, Halifax County, 434-572-4623
  • Widewater State Park, Stafford County, 703-730-8205
  • York River State Park, James City County, 757-566-3036

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