|Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge is one of more than 550 National Wildlife Refuges located throughout the United States. The primary objective of a National Wildlife Refuge is to provide habitat for the conservation of wildlife. Carefully managed hunts maintain wildlife populations at a level compatible with available habitat and provide recreational opportunities.
Hunting permits are made available through a lottery application process. Hunters must submit an application to be considered for a hunting permit for one of several hunt dates. The 2015 Hunt Lottery Application process will become available to the public on July 13, 2015. The hunt dates for 2015 are as follows:
- November 20 - 22, 2015
- December 4 - 6, 2015
- December 11 - 13, 2015
|You must apply for a chance to obtain a permit to hunt at the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge. Applications for the general hunt and youth hunt are $10.00. The lottery application process will open on July 13, 2015. |
|General Hunt |
To apply for the General Hunt hunters must submit an application and a $10.00 application fee per hunter on the application.
|Youth Hunt |
To apply for the Youth Hunt hunters must be between the ages of 12 and 16 and must submit an application along with information about the adult accompanying the minor during the hunt. There is a $10.00 fee for youth hunter applications.